Ludwig Schick

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His Excellency
Ludwig Schick
Archbishop of Bamberg
Ludwig Schick 2011.jpg
Ludwig Schick (2011)
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Bamberg
Installed 28 June 2002
Predecessor Karl Heinrich Braun
Other posts Auxiliary Bishop of Fulda (1998-2002)
Ordination 15 June 1975
by Eduard Schick
Consecration 12 July 1998
by Johannes Dyba
Personal details
Born (1949-09-22) September 22, 1949 (age 68)
Marburg, Germany
Nationality German
Coat of arms Ludwig Schick's coat of arms
In Africa (2009)

Ludwig Schick (born September 22, 1949) is a prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as auxiliary bishop of Fulda from 1998 till 2002, when he became archbishop of Bamberg.


Born in Marburg, Schick was ordained to the priesthood on June 15, 1975, serving in Fulda.

On May 20, 1998, he was appointed auxiliary bishop of Fulda and titular bishop of Auzia. Schick received his episcopal consecration on the following July 12 from Johannes Dyba, archbishop (personal title) of Fulda, with the auxiliary bishop of Fulda, Johannes Kapp, and the bishop of San Marcos, Alvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri, serving as co-consecrators.

On June 28, 2002, he was appointed archbishop of Bamberg.

As a bishop he was principal consecrator of bishop Gregor Maria Franz Hanke, and principal co-consecrator of Walter Cardinal Brandmüller.

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