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Archdiocese of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning]

Archidioecesis Nganchimensis

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  • Joseph Liu Xinhong, Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 38,000 (14,677 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Archbishop's House, Anqing, Anhui, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing]
21 February 1929ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu] (Anhing, Hohfei, Hwoshan, Kweichich, Linan, Lukiang, Shucheng, Susung, Taihu, Tungcheng, Tungliu, Tsienshan, Tsiupu, Wanglciang, and Yingshan) Vicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing] (erected)
27 January 1936Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing] (Yngshan)
Prefecture Apostolic of Hwangchow
Vicariate Apostolic of Kichow [Qichun]
Archdiocese of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing] Archdiocese of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning]

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Vicariate Apostolic of Anking [Anqing]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 21, Page 589
  • Archdiocese of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 301, to Page 313


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