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Roman Catholic Diocese of Pingliang

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Metropolitan  Lanzhou
Cathedral  Cathedral in Pingliang
Bishop  Nicholas Han Ji-de
Country  China
Rite  Latin Rite
Pope  Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop  Joseph Han Zhi-hai
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lanzhou

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pingliang (Latin: Pimliamen(sis), Chinese: 平涼) is a diocese located in the city of Pingliang in the Ecclesiastical province of Lanzhou in China.

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History

  • January 25, 1930: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Pingliang 平涼 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Qinzhou 秦州
  • June 24, 1950: Promoted as Diocese of Pingliang 平涼
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Pingliang 平涼 (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Nicholas Han Ji-de (1991 - present)
  • Bishop Philippe Ma Ji (1987 - 1999)
  • Bishop Ignacio Gregorio Larrañaga Lasa, O.F.M. Cap. (June 25, 1950 – February 18, 1975)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Pingliang Wikipedia


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