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Diocese of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou]

Dioecesis Pampuvensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Anqing [Anking, Huai-ning]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 60,000 (23,175 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Bengbu, Anhui, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu]
21 February 1929ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Wuhu [Wuhu] (Chuantsiao, Chuchow, Chuy i Fengtai, Fengyang, Hwaiynan, HwoMu, Kwoyang, Laian, Lingpi, Mengchen, Fochow, Sowchow, Buchow, Szechow, Taiho, Tienchang, Tingyuan, Wuho, Yingchow, and Yingshang) Vicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu] (erected)
Diocese of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu] Diocese of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou]

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Vicariate Apostolic of Pengpu [Bengbu]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 21, Page 590
  • Diocese of Bengbu [Pengpu, Peng-Fou]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 301, to Page 313


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