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Prefecture Apostolic of Weihai [Weihaiwei]

Praefectura Apostolica Veihaiveiensis

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Prefecture Apostolic
  • Elevated: 9 February 1938
  • Prefecture
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Weihai, Shandong, China

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Mission "Sui Iuris" of Weihaiwei [Weihai]
18 June 1931ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Chefoo Mission "Sui Iuris" of Weihaiwei [Weihai] (erected)
Prefecture Apostolic of Weihai [Weihaiwei]
9 February 1938ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Weihaiwei [Weihai] Prefecture Apostolic of Weihai [Weihaiwei]


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Weihai [Weihaiwei]

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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