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Archdiocese of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]

Archidioecesis Chaefomensis

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  • Joseph Gao Hongxiao, O.F.M., Bishop

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Archbishop's House, Kaifeng, Henan, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Honan {Ho-Nan Orientale}
21 September 1916ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Honan {Ho-Nan Orientale} (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Eastern Honan {Ho-Nan Orientale} Vicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]
15 December 1927Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]
Vicariate Apostolic of Nanchang [Nanchang]
Prefecture Apostolic of Sinyangchow (erected)
19 June 1928Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng] Prefecture Apostolic of Kweiteh [Shangqiu] (erected)
Archdiocese of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kaifeng [Kaifeng] Archdiocese of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Kaifeng [Kaifeng]

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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