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Diocese of Hanyang [Hanyang]

Dioecesis Haniamensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Hankow [Hankou]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Hanyang, Hubei, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Prefecture Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang]
12 December 1923ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Hupeh {Hu-Pè Orientale} Prefecture Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang] (erected)
Prefecture Apostolic of Puchi [Puqi] (erected)
Prefecture Apostolic of Wuchang [Wuchang] (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang]
14 July 1927ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang] Vicariate Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang]
Diocese of Hanyang [Hanyang]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Hanyang [Hanyang] Diocese of Hanyang [Hanyang]


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

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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