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Roman Catholic Diocese of Guide

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Metropolitan  Kaifeng
Pope  Francis
Area  8,000 km²
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Sede Vacante
Country  China
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 1950) 2,000,000 9,973 (0.5%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Shangqiu
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kaifeng

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Guide/Kweíteh/Shangqiu (Latin: Coeiteven(sis), Chinese: 歸德, 商邱) is a diocese located in the city of Guide in the Ecclesiastical province of Kaifeng in China.



  • June 19, 1928: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Guide 歸德 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Kaifengfu 開封府
  • May 18, 1937: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Guide 歸德
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Guide 歸德
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Guide (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Nicholas Shi Jing-xian, O.S.A. (1991 - 2001)
  • Bishop Arturo Quintanilla Manzanares, O.A.R. (November 10, 1949 – November 21, 1970)
  • Bishop Francisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. (April 11, 1946 – December 11, 1947)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Guide 歸德 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Francisco Javier Ochoa Ullate, O.A.R. (May 18, 1937 – April 11, 1946)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Guide Wikipedia

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