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Roman Catholic Diocese of Beihai

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Metropolitan  Guangzhou
Pope  Francis
Area  22,000 km²
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Paul Su Yong-da
Country  China
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 1950) 3,200,000 15,105 (0.5%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of St Victor in Zhanjiang
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Guangzhou

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Beihai/Pakhoi (Latin: Pehaeven(sis), Chinese: 北海) is a diocese located in the city of Beihai in the Ecclesiastical province of Guangzhou in China.

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History

  • August 1, 1920: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Western Guangdong and Hainan 粵西海南 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Guangzhou 廣州
  • December 3, 1924: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Beihai 北海
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Beihai 北海
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Beihai 北海 (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Paul Su Yong-da (2004–present)
  • Bishop Gustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. (祝福) (April 11, 1946 – February 22, 1959)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Beihai 北海 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Gustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. (祝福) (November 27, 1940 – April 11, 1946)
  • Bishop Jean-Baptiste-Michel-Marie-Louis Pénicaud, M.E.P. (贲德馨) (December 16, 1929 – February 1940)
  • Bishop Gustave-Joseph Deswazières, M.E.P. (祝福) (February 15, 1928 – November 1928)
  • Bishop Auguste Gauthier, M.E.P. (俄永垂) (December 3, 1924 – May 12, 1927)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Western Guangdong and Hainan 粵西海南 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Auguste Gauthier, M.E.P. (俄永垂) (June 1, 1921 – December 3, 1924)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Beihai Wikipedia


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