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Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Ürümqi

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Location  Ürümqi
Denomination  Roman Catholic Church
Country  China

The Immaculate Conception Cathedral (Chinese: 无染原罪圣母主教座堂) also called Ürümqi Cathedral is the name given to a religious building located in the city of Ürümqi (Urumchi), capital of the Xinjiang Autonomous Region in the northwest part of the Asian country of China.

The temple follows the Roman or Latin rite and is the mother and main church of the apostolic prefecture of Sinkiang (Praefectura Apostolica Sinkiangensis, 天主教新疆监牧区) which was created as mission sui juris by the apostolic brief "Decet Romanum Pontificem" by the Pope Pius XI in 1930 and obtained his current status in 1938.

It is under the pastoral responsibility of the Bishop Paul Xie Ting-zhe (謝庭哲).

References

Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Ürümqi Wikipedia


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