Roman Catholic Diocese of Mainz

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Diocese of Mainz
Dioecesis Moguntinus
Bistum Mainz
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Mainz Cathedral
Country Germany
Ecclesiastical province Freiburg
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Freiburg
Area 7,692 km2 (2,970 sq mi)
- Catholics

796,562 (28.4%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 4th Century
Cathedral Mainz Cathedral
Patron saint St. Martin of Tours
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Karl Lehmann
Bishop of Mainz
Metropolitan Archbishop Archbishop of Freiburg
Auxiliary Bishops Ulrich Neymeyr
Emeritus Bishops Franziskus Eisenbach
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The Diocese of Mainz is a diocese of the Catholic church in Germany, historically known in English by its French name of Mayence. It was created in 1802 with the abolition of the old Archbishopric of Mainz. The diocese is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Freiburg; its district is located in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse. The seat of the diocese is in Mainz at the Cathedral dedicated to Saints Martin and Stephen.

Bishops of Mainz, 1802-present[edit]

Affiliated bishops[edit]

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