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Diocese of Hong Kong [Xianggang]

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Bishop(s)

  • John Tong Hon, Cardinal, Bishop
  • Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, S.D.B., Cardinal, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Guangzhou [Canton]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 1,102 (425 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholic.org.hk/
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Diocese Centre 12 F, 16 Caine Road, Hong Kong, China
  • Telephone: 28.43.46.79
  • Fax: 25.25.47.07

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang]
22 April 1841ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang] (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang]
4 October 1874ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang] Vicariate Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang]
Diocese of Hong Kong [Xianggang]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Hong Kong [Xianggang] Diocese of Hong Kong [Xianggang]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Hong Kong [Xianggang]
195038,5004,000,0001.0%5713819519717940330ap1951
1970241,8134,000,0006.0%6029135168840176128ap1971
1980266,8435,017,0005.3%7327935275838680953ap1981
1990258,2095,812,3004.4%7626434075936168162ap1991
1999347,0866,617,0005.2%702643341,039235953059ap2000
2001371,3276,975,0005.3%672463131,186232053255ap2002
2002355,1566,866,0005.2%632393021,176430852554ap2003
2003367,4026,725,0005.5%652403051,204530351952ap2004
2004353,3626,787,0005.2%622302921,210630152952ap2005
2006344,1666,882,6005.0%622212831,216830350852ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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