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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Changsha

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Ecclesiastical province  Changsha
Rite  Latin Rite
Metropolitan Archbishop  Methodius Qu Ai-lin
Country  China
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Pope  Francis
Area  22,820 km²
Cathedral  Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Changsha

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Changsha (Latin: Ciamsciaven(sis), Chinese: 長沙) is an archdiocese located in the city of Changsha in China.

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History

  • April 2, 1856: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Hunan from the Apostolic Vicariate of Hupeh
  • September 19, 1879: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Hunan
  • December 3, 1924: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Changsha
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Changsha
  • Leadership

  • Archbishops of Changsha 長沙 (Roman rite)
  • Archbishop Methodius Qu Ai-lin (屈藹林) (2012–present)
  • Archbishop Secondino Petronio Lacchio, O.F.M. (April 11, 1946 – February 20, 1976)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Changsha 長沙 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Secondino Petronio Lacchio, O.F.M. (later Archbishop) (January 12, 1940 – April 11, 1946)
  • Bishop Gaudenzio Giacinto Stanchi, O.F.M. (March 9, 1933 – 1939)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Southern Hunan 湖南南境 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Noè Giuseppe Tacconi, P.I.M.E. (September 18, 1911 – 1916)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Changsha 長沙 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Pellegrino Luigi Mondaini, O.F.M. (later Archbishop) (January 13, 1902 – August 11, 1930)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Southern Hunan 湖南南境 (Roman Rite)
  • Saint Bishop Antonio Fantosati, O.F.M. (范懷德) (July 11, 1892 – July 7, 1900)
  • Suffragan dioceses

  • Changde 常德
  • Hengzhou 衡州
  • Yuanling 沅陵
  • References

    Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Changsha Wikipedia


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