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Encyclopedia > Diocese of Regensburg

The Diocese of Regensburg (Latin Dioecesis Ratisbonensis) is a diocese of the Roman Catholic Church seated in Regensburg. Its district covers parts of northeastern Bavaria; it is subordinate to the archbishop of Munich and Freising. The diocese has 1.3 million Catholics, constituting 81% of its population. The current bishop is Gerhard Ludwig Müller; the main church is Saint Peter in Regensburg. Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ... Catholic Church redirects here. ... Regensburg (English formerly Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona) is a city (population 129,175 in 2005) in Bavaria, south-east Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising — known in the German language as Erzbistum München und Freising and in Latin as Archidioecesis Monacensis et Frisingensis — is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Bavaria, Germany. ... Dom - the Regensburg Cathedral The Regensburg Cathedral of Saint Peter (Regensburger Dom) is the most important church of the city and cathedral of the diocese Regensburg. ...

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History

The diocese was founded in 739 by Saint Boniface; it was originally subordinate to the archbishop of Salzburg. In the 13th century, the Bishopric of Regensburg became a state of the Holy Roman Empire. By the Reichsdeputationshauptschluss of 1803, the Bishopric was incorporated into the new Principality of Regensburg. In 1810, the state became part of Bavaria. The Bavarian Concordat of 1817 reorganized the diocese and made it subordinate to the archbishop of Munich and Freising. Events With king Kormishosh the reign of the House of Ukil starts in Bulgaria. ... For the Roman general of this name, see Bonifacius. ... The Archbishopric of Salzburg was an ecclesiastical state of the Holy Roman Empire, consisting of roughly of the present_day state of Salzburg in Austria. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... The Holy Roman Empire and from the 16th century on also The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. ... The Reichsdeputationshauptschluss conclusion was a resolution of the last meeting of the Immerwaehrenden realm tags on 25 February 1803 in Regensburg. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Munich and Freising — known in the German language as Erzbistum München und Freising and in Latin as Archidioecesis Monacensis et Frisingensis — is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Bavaria, Germany. ...

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Famous bishops

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Wolfgang of Regensburg or Saint Wolfgang (c. ... Albertus Magnus (fresco, 1352, Treviso, Italy) Albertus Magnus (1193? – November 15, 1280), also known as Saint Albert the Great and Albert of Cologne, was a Dominican friar who became famous for his universal knowledge and advocacy for the peaceful coexistence of science and religion. ... Karl Theodor von Dalberg (1744, Mannheim - 1817, Regensburg) was a government representative of Kurmainz in Erfurt (1772 - 1802), later Bishop of Konstanz, the Archbishop of Mainz and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire (1802), the Grand Duke of Frankfurt, the Primate of Germany (1803) and the President (and Prince Primate...

References

  • (German) Official site
  • At catholic-hierarchy.org

 
 

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