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Diocese of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy]

Dioecesis Sciiamenensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Fuzhou [Foochow]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 30,000 (11,587 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Kulangsu, Xiamen, Fujian, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Amoy
3 December 1883ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Amoy (erected)
Diocese of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Amoy Diocese of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Xiamen [Hsiamen, Amoy]
195016,5887,500,000.2%1282082928ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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