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Diocese of Jingxian [Kinghsien]

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 9 January 1947
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Beijing [Peking]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 9,500 (3,669 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Jingxian, Hebei, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kinghsien [Jingxian]
24 April 1939ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Kinghsien [Jingxian] (erected)
Diocese of Jingxian [Kinghsien]
9 January 1947ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kinghsien [Jingxian] Diocese of Jingxian [Kinghsien]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Jingxian [Kinghsien]
195032,6452,500,0001.3%153651640122718ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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