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Roman Catholic Diocese of Yuci

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Metropolitan  Taiyuan
Pope  Francis
Metropolitan Archbishop  Sylvester Li Jian-tang
Rite  Latin Rite
Bishop  Vacant
Country  China
Cathedral  Cathedral of St Joseph in Pujong
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Taiyuan

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yuci (Latin: Iüzean(us), Chinese: 榆次) is a diocese located in the city of Yuci in the Ecclesiastical province of Taiyuan in China.

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History

  • 17 June 1931: Established as the Apostolic Prefecture of Yuci 榆次 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Taiyuanfu 太原府
  • 9 March 1944: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Yuci 榆次
  • 11 April 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Yuci 榆次
  • Leadership

  • Bishops of Yuci (Roman rite)
  • Bishop John Baptist Wang Jin (1999-2014)
  • Fr. Anthony H. Yang Guang-qi, O.F.M. (楊廣祺) (20 September 1955 – 11 November 1957)
  • Bishop Pietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. (富濟才) (11 April 1946 – 12 August 1953)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Yuci 榆次 (Roman Rite)
  • Bishop Pietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. (富濟才) (9 March 1944 – 11 April 1946)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Yuci 榆次 (Roman Rite)
  • Fr. Pietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. (富濟才) (later Bishop; 16 January 1932 – 9 March 1944)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Yuci Wikipedia


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