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Diocese of Zhouzhi [Chowchich]

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  • Paul Wang Huiyao, Bishop
  • Joseph Martin Wu Qinjing, Bishop

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Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Prefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi]
17 June 1932ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Sianfu (Chouchih, Shingping, Hushien, Wukung, Fufeng, and Meishien) Prefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi] (erected)
Diocese of Zhouzhi [Chowchich]
10 May 1951ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi] Diocese of Zhouzhi [Chowchich]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi]
Diocese of Zhouzhi [Chowchich]

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Prefecture Apostolic of Chowchich [Zhouzhi]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 24, Page 372
  • Diocese of Zhouzhi [Chowchich]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 43, Page 712, to Page 714


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