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Diocese of Hwalien

Dioecesis Hvalienensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 1 March 1963
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taipei
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Square Kilometers: 8,144 (3,145 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 168 Chung-mei Rd., Minli Li, Hualien 970, Taiwan
  • Telephone: (03)822.76.70
  • Fax: 823.79.20

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Hwalien
7 August 1952ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Hwalien (erected)
Diocese of Hwalien
1 March 1963ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hwalien Diocese of Hwalien

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Hwalien
196957,658597,0519.7%57277748778242ap1971
198053,326653,0008.2%1254668075811345ap1981
199057,810622,7469.3%2035551,0513911144ap1991
199958,314606,5389.6%2127481,214298745ap2000
200055,454603,4879.2%3513481,1551510045ap2001
200155,649598,9429.3%3713501,112157945ap2002
200256,057597,7519.4%3713501,1211158945ap2003
200356,262596,7669.4%521264879158952ap2004
200456,327595,1119.5%2628541,043318954ap2005
200656,810586,2419.7%4311541,052139956ap2007

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


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