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Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]

Archidioecesis Coenmimensis

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  • Joseph Ma Yinglin, Archbishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 150,000 (57,937 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Tuo-Tuwg Rd., Kunming, Yunnan, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of YŁnnan
28 August 1840ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan, Szechwan, Sichuan) Vicariate Apostolic of YŁnnan (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of YŁnnanfu
8 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of YŁnnan Vicariate Apostolic of YŁnnanfu
22 November 1929Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of YŁnnanfu Mission "Sui Iuris" of Tali [Dali] (erected)
8 April 1935Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of YŁnnanfu Prefecture Apostolic of Zhaotong [Chaotung] (erected)
Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of YŁnnanfu Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 301, to Page 313


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