Josef Homeyer

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Bishop Josef Homeyer

Josef Homeyer (August 1, 1929 – March 30, 2010) was a German Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hildesheim, located in Hildesheim, from his appointment by Pope John Paul II on August 25, 1983, until his retirement on August 20, 2004.


He was born in Harsewinkel, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He died in Hildesheim, Germany, on March 30, 2010, at the age of 80.

One of his many activities was to set the foundation of the Forschungsinstitut für Philosophie Hannover in 1988.[1]

In 2005 he got the Honorary citizenship of Hildesheim.[2]


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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Heinrich Maria Janssen
Bishop of Hildesheim
Title next held by
Norbert Trelle
2004-2006 sede vacante