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Diocese of Nanchong [Shunking]

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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: 25,000 (9,656 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Nanchong, Sichuan, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Shunking [Nanchong]
2 August 1929ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Shunking [Nanchong] (erected)
Diocese of Nanchong [Shunking]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Shunking [Nanchong] Diocese of Nanchong [Shunking]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Nanchong [Shunking]
195019,4428,000,000.2%233267471217ap1951

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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