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Archdiocese of Guiyang [Kweyang]

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  • Paul Xiao Zejiang, Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 100,000 (38,625 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Archbishop's House, Guiyang, Guizhou, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow)
27 March 1846ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Se-Ciuen (Setchoan, Szechwan, Sichuan) Vicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow) (erected)
16 February 1922Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kuamsi
Prefecture Apostolic of Lanlung [Anlong] (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang]
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kuiceu (Kweichow) Vicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang]
23 March 1932Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang] Mission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian] (erected)
Archdiocese of Guiyang [Kweyang]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kweyang [Guiyang] Archdiocese of Guiyang [Kweyang]


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

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

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