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Diocese of Hongdong [Hungtung]

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Bishop(s)

  • Pietro Liu Genzhu, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 18 April 1950
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taiyuan [TaiyŁan]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Hongdong, Shanxi, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Hungtung [Hongdong]
17 June 1932ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Luanfu (Hungtung, Chaocheng, Fensi, Hohsien, Lingshih, Yunghwo, Sihsien, Taning, Puhsien, Lufeng, Siangling, Fowshan, and Antseh) Prefecture Apostolic of Hungtung [Hongdong] (erected)
Diocese of Hongdong [Hungtung]
18 April 1950ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hungtung [Hongdong] Diocese of Hongdong [Hungtung]

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased



Source(s)

  • Prefecture Apostolic of Hungtung [Hongdong]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 24, Page 371
  • Diocese of Hongdong [Hungtung]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 42, Page 620, to Page 622

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