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Roman Catholic Diocese of Rehe

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Metropolitan  Shenyang
Pope  Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop  Paul Pei Junmin
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Sede Vacante
Country  China
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 1950) 5,235,341 31,845 (0.6%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Shenyang

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rehe/Jehol/Jinzhou (Latin: Geholen(sis), Chinese: 熱河) is a diocese based in the city of Rehe in the Ecclesiastical province of Shenyang in China.



  • December 21, 1883: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Mongolia 東蒙古 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Mongolia 蒙古
  • December 3, 1924: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Rehe 熱河
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Rehe 熱河
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Rehe 熱河 (Roman rite)
  • Bishop Joseph Julian Oste, C.I.C.M. (1948.04.09 – 1971.01.19)
  • Bishop Louis Janssens, C.I.C.M. (1946.04.11 – 1948.01.09)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Rehe 熱河 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Louis Janssens, C.I.C.M. (1942.02.04 – 1946.04.11)
  • Bishop Conrad Abels, C.I.C.M. (1897.07.05 – 1942)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Rehe Wikipedia

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