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Diocese of Hsinchu

Dioecesis Hsinchuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Baptist Lee Keh-mien, Bishop
  • Lucas Liu Hsien-tang, Bishop Emeritus
  • James Liu Tan-kuei, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 March 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taipei
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Square Kilometers: 4,750 (1,834 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: 156-1 Chungcheng Rd., Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
  • Telephone: (03)525.41.98; 525.42.19
  • Fax: 526.47.86

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 March 1961ErectedDiocese of Hsinchu (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197063,0221,796,5593.5%2212214443714021385ap1971
198052,7292,193,8142.4%229311545811018283ap1981
199051,0932,553,2202.0%2569945438616784ap1991
199951,8052,995,0111.7%4836846164117182ap2000
200052,2283,047,1761.7%5046965445317482ap2001
200152,4283,107,6911.7%4440846244316582ap2002
200252,4263,143,1991.7%4341846244418682ap2003
200352,9233,184,8451.7%5036866154117682ap2004
200452,0903,225,1651.6%4850985315217282ap2005
200652,5653,308,6291.6%4156975416116182ap2007

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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