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Roman Catholic Diocese of Bengbu

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Metropolitan  Anqing
Rite  Latin Rite
Area  60,000 km²
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Cathedral  Bengbu Cathedral
Country  China
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 1950) 9,000,000 64,334 (0.7%)
Established  21 February 1929 (As Vicariate Apostolic of Pengpu) 11 April 1946 (As Diocese of Bengbu)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Anqing

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Bengbu (Latin: Pampuven(sis), Chinese: 蚌埠) is a diocese located in the city of Bengbu in the Ecclesiastical province of Anqing in China.

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History

  • February 21, 1929: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Bengbu 蚌埠 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Wuhu 蕪湖
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Bengbu 蚌埠
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Bengbu 蚌埠 (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Cipriano Cassini, S.J. (April 11, 1946 – June 11, 1951)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Bengbu 蚌埠 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Cipriano Cassini, S.J. (January 15, 1937 – April 11, 1946)
  • Bishop Tommaso Berutti, S.J. (December 19, 1929–1933)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Bengbu Wikipedia


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