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Roman Catholic Diocese of Jining

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Metropolitan  Suiyuan
Pope  Francis
Area  40,000 km²
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  John Liu Shi-gong
Country  China
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 1950) 800,000 36,240 (4.5%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary in Ulanqab
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Suiyuan

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jining (Latin: Zinimen(sis), Chinese: 集寧) is a diocese located in the city of Jining in the Ecclesiastical province of Suiyuan in China.

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History

  • February 8, 1929: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Jining 集寧 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Xiwanzi 西彎子
  • April 1, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Jining 集寧
  • Special churches

  • Formal Cathedral:
  • 玫瑰營天主堂
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Jining 集寧 (Roman rite)
  • Bishop John Liu Shi-gong (1995 - present)
  • Bishop Joseph Fan Heng-an (Fan Heng-nfan) (樊恆安) (April 11, 1946–1975)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Jining 集寧 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Joseph Fan Heng-an (Fan Heng-nfan) (樊恆安) (January 10, 1933 – April 11, 1946)
  • Bishop Evaristo Zhang Zhi-liang (張智良) (February 10, 1929 – May 26, 1932)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Jining Wikipedia


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