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Diocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng]

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 21 April 1949
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Shenyang [Mukden, Fengtien]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 75,087 (29,002 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Chifend, Ulanhad, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng]
21 January 1932ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng] (erected)
Diocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng]
21 April 1949ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Chihfeng [Chifeng] Diocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Chifeng [Chihfeng]
195029,582798,0003.7%34438778398ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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