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Diocese of Wuzhou [Wuchow]

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nanning [Nanning]
  • Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelization
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Wuzhou, Guangxi, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Mission "Sui Iuris" of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
30 June 1930ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Nanning [Nanning] (Wuchow, Waitsap, Tangyuen, Pingnam, Shumkai, Jungyun, Paklow, Luckchuen, Pokpak, Hohsien, Sunto, CMuping, Mungshan, and Watlam, excluding Tai-ou-Tung) Mission "Sui Iuris" of Wuchow [Wuzhou] (erected)
10 January 1933Territory AddedVicariate Apostolic of Nanning [Nanning] (Pingo, Laipo, Chuncyun, Fuchun, Kungshing, Yangso, Tingfuki Kuhoa, Kweilin, Lungshing, Yning, Lingehun, Hingan, Kwanycmg, Siyen, and Chuanchow along with the territory of the Yao tribe) Mission "Sui Iuris" of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
Prefecture Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
10 December 1934ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Wuchow [Wuzhou] Prefecture Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
9 February 1938Territory LostPrefecture Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou] (Kweilin, Ghuanchow, Kuanyang, Rsingugan, Lungsheng, Lingchuan, Yining, Peshou or Kuhwa, Yungfu, Ydngso, Lipo, Pinglo, Kungeheng, Fuchuan, Vhungshan, Fluhnsien, along with Kwangsi) Prefecture Apostolic of Guilin [Kweilin] (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
20 July 1939ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou] Vicariate Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
Diocese of Wuzhou [Wuchow]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou] Diocese of Wuzhou [Wuchow]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Wuzhou [Wuchow]

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


  • Mission "Sui Iuris" of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 23, Page 152, and Page 153
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 25, Page 237, and Page 238
  • Vicariate Apostolic of Wuchow [Wuzhou]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 32, Page 37, and Page 38
  • Diocese of Wuzhou [Wuchow]
    • Acta Apostolicae Sedis, Volume 38, Page 301, to Page 313
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