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Diocese of Xinyang [Sinyang]

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 30,000 (11,587 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Xinyang, Henan, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow
15 December 1927ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow (erected)
25 May 1933ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow
Vicariate Apostolic of Sinyangchow
25 April 1933ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sinyangchow
Diocese of Xinyang [Sinyang]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Sinyangchow Diocese of Xinyang [Sinyang]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Xinyang [Sinyang]
195013,6546,000,000.2%33134401122817ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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