Roman Catholic Diocese of Würzburg

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Archdiocese of Würzburg
Dioecesis Herbipolensis
Bistum Würzburg
Wappen Bistum Würzburg.svg
Location
Country Germany
Ecclesiastical province Bamberg
Statistics
Area 8,532 km2 (3,294 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,334,000
826,504 (62%)
Parishes 619
Information
Rite Roman Rite
Established 741
Cathedral Cathedral of Saints Killian, Colonat and Totnan
(Dom Ss. Killian, Kolonat und Totnan)
Current leadership
Bishop Friedhelm Hofmann
Auxiliary Bishops Ulrich Boom
Map
Diocese of Würzburg
Diocese of Würzburg

The Diocese of Würzburg is a diocese of Catholic Church in Germany. The diocese is located in Lower Franconia, around the city of Würzburg, and the bishop is seated at Würzburg Cathedral. Founded in 741, the diocese lost all temporal power after the Napoleonic wars.

Please see : Bishopric of Würzburg for more information about the history of the diocese.

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