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Diocese of

Fulda

Germany Germany

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,318 km²

Population: 389,840 Catholics (22.7% of 1,720,203 total) (2017)

Statistics: 213 parishes, 172 missions, 344 priests (271 diocesan, 73 religious), 58 deacons, 267 lay religious (97 brothers, 170 sisters), 7 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Paderborn

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mainz (↙), Limburg (←), Paderborn (↖), Hildesheim (↑), Erfurt (→), Würzburg (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 14

Address: Paulustor 5, 36037 Fulda, Germany

Phone: (0661) 87-0

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Mainz (↙), Limburg (←), Paderborn (↖), Hildesheim (↑), Erfurt (→), Würzburg (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.13 – ...):Bishop Michael Gerber (49)Bishop Michael Gerber (49)
Auxiliary Bishop (2004.07.13 – ...):Bishop Karlheinz Diez (65)Bishop Karlheinz Diez (65)

Titular Bishop of Villa regis

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fulda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Gerber (49)Bishop Michael Gerber (49)Permalink
(2018.12.13 – ...)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany)

Tecum in fœdere

Born:1970.01.17 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1997.05.11
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.08

Titular Bishop of Migirpa (2013.06.12 – 2018.12.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) (2013.06.12 – 2018.12.13)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (2018.12.13 – ...)

Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen (76)Bishop Heinz Josef Algermissen (76)Permalink
(2001.06.20 – 2018.06.05)

Bishop emeritus of Fulda (Germany)

Thesaurus in vasis fictilibus

Born:1943.02.15 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1996.09.21

Titular Bishop of Labico (1996.07.23 – 2001.06.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Paderborn (Germany) (1996.07.23 – 2001.06.20)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (2001.06.20 – 2018.06.05)

Archbishop Johannes DybaPermalink
(1983.06.01 – 2000.07.23)

Filii Dei sumus

Born:1929.09.15 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1959.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1979.10.13
Died:2000.07.23 († 70)

Undersecretary of Pontifical Commission of Justice and Peace (1977 – 1979.08.25)

Titular Archbishop of Neapolis in Proconsulari (1979.08.25 – 1983.06.01)

Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Gambia (1979.08.25 – 1983.06.01)

Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Liberia (1979.08.25 – 1983.06.01)

Apostolic Delegate to Guinea (1979.08.25 – 1983.06.01)

Archbishop-Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1983.06.01 – 2000.07.23)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of Germany (Germany) (1990.11.30 – 2000.07.23)

Bishop Eduard SchickPermalink
(1974.12.18 – 1982.07.01)

Veritatis victoria caritas

Born:1906.02.23 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1928.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1962.05.11
Died:2000.11.20 († 94)

Titular Bishop of Aradi (1962.04.14 – 1974.12.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1962.04.14 – 1974.12.18)

President of Pontifical Commission for the Neo-Vulgate (1971 – 1980)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1974.12.18 – 1982.07.01)

Bishop Adolf BoltePermalink
(1959.06.30 – 1974.04.05)

Sursum corda

Born:1901.11.15 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1928.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1945.06.29
Died:1974.04.05 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Cibyra (1945.02.22 – 1959.06.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1945.02.22 – 1959.06.30)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1959.06.30 – 1974.04.05)

Bishop Johann Baptist Dietz (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1939.04.10 – 1958.10.24)

Agno immaculato

Born:1879.01.30 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1905.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1936.09.27
Died:1959.12.10 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Jonopolis (1936.07.25 – 1939.04.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1936.07.25 – 1939.04.10)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1939.04.10 – 1958.10.24)

Titular Archbishop of Cotrada (1958.10.24 – 1959.12.10)

Bishop Joseph Damian SchmittPermalink
(1907.02.23 – 1939.04.10)

Gratiæ et veritati

Born:1858.04.22 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1882.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1907.03.19
Died:1939.04.10 († 80)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) ([1906.12.29] 1907.02.23 – 1939.04.10)

Bishop Adalbert EndertPermalink
(1898.08.31 – 1906.07.17)

Prædicamus Christum hunc crucifixum

Born:1850.12.22 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1873.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1898.10.28
Died:1906.07.17 († 55)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) ([1898.07.18] 1898.08.31 – 1906.07.17)

Archbishop Georg Ignatz KompPermalink
(1894.05.21 – 1898.03.24)

Born:1828.06.05 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1853.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1894.07.25
Died:1898.05.11 († 69)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) ([1894.04.27] 1894.05.21 – 1898.03.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) ([1898.03.21] 1898.03.24 – 1898.05.11)

Bishop Joseph WeylandPermalink
(1887.11.25 – 1894.01.11)

Born:1826.03.13 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1848.09.06
Consecrated Bishop:1888.01.25
Died:1894.01.11 († 67)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) ([1887.11.04] 1887.11.25 – 1894.01.11)

Bishop Georg von Kopp (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1881.11.15 – 1887.08.09)

Born:1837.07.25 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1862.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1881.12.27
Created Cardinal:1893.01.16
Died:1914.03.04 († 76)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1881.11.15 – 1887.08.09)

Bishop of Wrocław (Poland) (1887.08.09 – 1914.03.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Agnese fuori le mura (1893.01.19 – 1914.03.04)

Bishop Christoph Florentius KöttPermalink
(1848.12.11 – 1873.10.14)

Died:1873.10.14

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1848.12.11 – 1873.10.14)

Bishop Johann Leonard PfaffPermalink
(1832.02.24 – 1848.01.03)

Died:1848.01.03

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1832.02.24 – 1848.01.03)

Bishop Johann Adam RiegerPermalink
(1828.06.23 – 1831.07.30)

Died:1831.07.30

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1828.06.23 – 1831.07.30)

Bishop Heinrich von Warnsdorf, O.S.B.Permalink
(1814.10.08 – 1817.02.17)

Died:1817.02.17

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1814.10.08 – 1817.02.17)

Bishop Adalbert von Harstall, O.S.B.Permalink
(1788.11.18 – 1814.10.08)

Died:1814.10.08

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1788.11.18 – 1814.10.08)

Bishop Heinrich von Bibra, O.S.B.Permalink
(1759.10.22 – 1788.09.25)

Died:1788.09.25

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1759.10.22 – 1788.09.25)

Bishop Adalberto di Walderdorff, O.S.B.Permalink
(1757.01.17 – 1759.09.16)

Died:1759.09.16

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1757.01.17 – 1759.09.16)

Bishop Amand von Buseck, O.S.B.Permalink
(1752.10.05 – 1756.12.04)

Born:1685.02.02
Ordained Priest:1709.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1728.05.09
Died:1756.12.04 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Themiscyra (1728.01.26 – 1752.10.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1728.01.26 – 1752.10.05)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1738.12.11 – 1752.10.05)

Bishop of Fulda (Germany) (1752.10.05 – 1756.12.04)

Abbots nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Amand von Buseck, O.S.B.Permalink
(1738.12.11 – 1752.10.05)

(see above)

Abbot Adolf von Dalberg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1726.04.08 – 1737.10.03)

Born:1678.05.29 (Germany)
Died:1737.10.03 († 59)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1726.04.08 – 1737.10.03)

Abbot Konstantin von Buttlar, O.S.B.Permalink
(1715 – 1716)

Born:1679 (Germany)
Died:1726 († 47)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1715 – 1716)

Abbot Adalbert von Schleifras, O.S.B.Permalink
(1701.01.03 – 1714.10.06)

Born:1650.02.18 (Germany)
Died:1714.10.06 († 64)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) ([1700.07.01] 1701.01.03 – 1714.10.06)

Abbot Placidus von Droste, O.S.B.Permalink
(1678.04.18 – 1700.06.22)

Born:1641
Ordained Priest:1677
Died:1700.06.22 († 59)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1678.04.18 – 1700.06.22)

Cardinal Bernhard Gustave von Baden-Durlach, O.S.B.Permalink
(1671.01.04 – 1677.12.26)

Born:1631.12.24 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1668.03.19
Created Cardinal in pectore:1671.08.24
Revealed as Cardinal:1672.02.22
Died:1677.12.26 († 46)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1671.01.04 – 1677.12.26)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1676.10.19 – 1677.12.26)

Abbot Joachim Graf von Gravenegg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1644 – 1671)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1644 – 1671)

Abbot Hermann Georg von Neuhof, O.S.B.Permalink
(1635 – 1644)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1635 – 1644)

Abbot Johann Adolf von Hoheneck, O.S.B.Permalink
(1633 – 1635)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1633 – 1635)

Abbot Johann Bernhard Schenk zu Schweinsberg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1623 – 1632)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1623 – 1632)

Abbot Johann Friedrich von Schwalbach, O.S.B.Permalink
(1606 – 1622)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1606 – 1622)

Bishop Julius Echter von MespelbrunnPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1576 – 1602)

Abbot Balthasar von Dernbach, O.S.B.Permalink
(1570.01.25 – 1602)

Born:1548 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1566.03.09
Died:1606.03.15 († 58)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1570.01.25 – 1602)

Abbot Wilhelm Hartmann von Klauer zu Wohra, O.S.B.Permalink
(1568 – 1570)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1568 – 1570)

Abbot Philipp Georg Schenk zu Schweinsberg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1567 – 1568)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1567 – 1568)

Abbot Wolfgang Schutzbar, O.S.B.Permalink
(1558 – 1566)

Born:1483
Died:1566 († 83)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1558 – 1566)

Abbot Wolfgang Dietrich von Eusigheim, O.S.B.Permalink
(1550 – 1558)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1550 – 1558)

Abbot Philipp Schenk zu Schweinsberg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1541.05.12 – 1550.01.15)

Born:1497?
Died:1550.01.15 († 53)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1541.05.12 – 1550.01.15)

Abbot Johann von Henneberg-Schleusingen, O.S.B.Permalink
(1529 – 1541.05.20)

Born:1503.04.30
Died:1541.05.20 († 38)

Coadjutor Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1521 – 1529)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1529 – 1541.05.20)

Abbot Hartmann von Kirchberg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1513 – 1529)

Born:1466
Died:1529.04.01 († 63)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1513 – 1529)

Abbot Johann von Henneberg-Schleusingen, O.S.B.Permalink
(1472 – 1513.05.20)

Born:1439.07.02
Died:1513.05.20 († 73)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1472 – 1513.05.20)

Abbot Reinhard von Weilnau, O.S.B.Permalink
(1449 – 1472)

Born:1424
Died:1476 († 52)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1449 – 1472)

Abbot Hermann von Buchenau, O.S.B.Permalink
(1440 – 1449)

Died:1449

Coadjutor Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1419 – 1427)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1440 – 1449)

Abbot Johann von Merlau, O.S.B.Permalink
(1395 – 1440)

Died:1440

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1395 – 1440)

Abbot Friedrich von Romrod, O.S.B.Permalink
(1383 – 1395)

Died:1395

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1383 – 1395)

Abbot Konrad von Hanau, O.S.B.Permalink
(1372 – 1383)

Died:1383

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1372 – 1383)

Abbot Heinrich von Kranlucken, O.S.B.Permalink
(1353.09.22 – 1372.02.16)

Born:1303
Died:1372.02.16 († 69)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1353.09.22 – 1372.02.16)

Abbot Heinrich von Hohenberg, O.S.B.Permalink
(1315 – 1353)

Born:1277
Died:1353 († 76)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1315 – 1353)

Abbot Eberhard von Rotenstein, O.S.B.Permalink
(1313 – 1315)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1313 – 1315)

Abbot Heinrich von Weilnau, O.S.B.Permalink
(1288 – 1313)

Abbot nullius of Heiligsten Erlöser in Fulda (Germany) (1288 – 1313)

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