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Roman Catholic Diocese of Caozhou

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Metropolitan  Jinan
Pope  Francis
Area  13,000 km²
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Sede Vacante
Country  China
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 1950) 4,000,000 74,013 (1.9%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of Christ the King in Heze
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jinan

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Caozhou/Tsaochow/Heze (Latin: Zaoceuven(sis), Chinese: 曹州, 荷澤) is a diocese located in the city of Caozhou in the Ecclesiastical province of Jinan in China.

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History

  • November 12, 1934: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Caozhoufu 曹州府 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Yanzhoufu 兖州府
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Caozhou 曹州 (中文)
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Caozhou 曹州 (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Joseph Wang Dian-duo (1996 - July 27, 2004)
  • Bishop Francesco Hoowaarts, S.V.D. (April 11, 1946 – March 24, 1954)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Caozhoufu 曹州府 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Francesco Hoowaarts, S.V.D. (November 12, 1934 – April 11, 1946)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Caozhou Wikipedia


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