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Diocese of Leshan [Kiating]

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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Chongqing [Chungking]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 27,000 (10,428 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Leshan, Sichuan, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Yachow
10 July 1929ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Yachow (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Yachow
3 March 1933ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Yachow Vicariate Apostolic of Yachow
Vicariate Apostolic of Kiating [Leshan]
9 February 1938Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Yachow Vicariate Apostolic of Kiating [Leshan]
Diocese of Leshan [Kiating]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kiating [Leshan] Diocese of Leshan [Kiating]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Leshan [Kiating]
19502,645,000.0%242401917ap2002

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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