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Diocese of Xichang [NingyŁan]

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Chongqing [Chungking]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 120,000 (46,350 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Xichang, Sichuan, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Kienchang
12 August 1910ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Kienchang (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of NingyŁanfu
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Kienchang Vicariate Apostolic of NingyŁanfu
Diocese of Xichang [NingyŁan]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of NingyŁanfu Diocese of Xichang [NingyŁan]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Xichang [NingyŁan]
195011,1432,000,000.6%3323531863617ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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