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Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]

Archidioecesis Coenmimensis

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  • Joseph Ma Yinglin, Bishop

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 Yünnan
28 August 1840ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Yünnan (erected)
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Tonking {Tonkino Settentrionale}
Vicariate Apostolic of Yünnan
Vicariate Apostolic of Bac Ninh
Vicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu
8 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu
Archdiocese of Kunming [Kunming]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Yünnanfu 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.

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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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