Bishop of Osnabrück

Bishop of Osnabrück
This article is on the Ordinary of the present-day diocese, for sovereigns of the former Prince-Bishopric see Prince-Bishopric of Osnabrück

The Bishop of Osnabrück is the ordinary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Osnabrück, the current incumbent is Franz-Josef Hermann Bode. Theodor Kettmann is his auxiliary bishop.

List of Bishops of Osnabrück

  • Paul Ludolf Melchers (1857-1866)
  • Johannes Heinrich Beckmann (1866-1878)
  • Johann Bernard Höting (1882-1898)
  • Heinrich Hubert Aloysius Voß (1899-1914)
  • Hermann Wilhelm Berning (1914-1955)
  • Gerhard Franz Demann (March 3, 1957)
  • Helmut Hermann Wittler (1957-1987)
  • Ludwig Averkamp (1987-1994)
  • Franz-Josef Bode (1995-

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