Roman Catholic Diocese of Magdeburg

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For the medieval and early modern diocese, see Archbishopric of Magdeburg.
Diocese of Magdeburg
Dioecesis Magdeburgensis
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Cathedral of St. Sebastian
Country Germany
Territory Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt
Ecclesiastical province Paderborn
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Paderborn
Area 23,000 km2 (8,900 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
120,000 (4.4%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 27 June 1994
Cathedral Cathedral of St. Sebastian
Patron saint St. Norbert of Xanten
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Gerhard Feige
Bishop of Magdeburg
Metropolitan Archbishop Hans-Josef Becker
Archbishop of Paderborn
Emeritus Bishops Leopold Nowak
Karte Bistum Magdeburg.png

The Diocese of Magdeburg is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic church located in the Germany. Its seat is Magdeburg; it is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Paderborn.

The Diocese was erected in 1994 out of territories belonging to the Archdiocese of Paderborn.

List of bishops of Magdeburg[edit]

  1. Leo Nowak (1994-2004)
  2. Gerhard Feige (since 2005)

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Coordinates: 52°07′35″N 11°37′54″E / 52.12639°N 11.63167°E / 52.12639; 11.63167