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Diocese of Chengdu [Chengtu]

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Chongqing [Chungking]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 100,000 (38,625 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Pingankiao, 29, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan)
15 October 1696ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan) (erected)
1737Territory AddedVicariate Apostolic of Kweichow [Guizhou] (suppressed) Vicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan)
20 April 1856Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan)
Vicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}
2 April 1856Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale}
Vicariate Apostolic of Chengtu [Chengdu]
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northwestern Szechwan {Se-Ciuen Settentrionale-Occidentale} Vicariate Apostolic of Chengtu [Chengdu]
Diocese of Chengdu [Chengtu]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Chengtu [Chengdu] Diocese of Chengdu [Chengtu]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Chengdu [Chengtu]
195040,24020,000,000.2%732295423228852ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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