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Diocese of Kiayi

Dioecesis Kiayiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thomas Chung An-zu, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 April 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taipei
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Square Kilometers: 3,244 (1,252 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 502 Taya Road sect.2, Chiayi 600, Taiwan
  • Telephone: (05)276-6371
  • Fax: 275-2487

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kiayi
7 August 1952ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Kiayi (erected)
Diocese of Kiayi
16 April 1962ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kiayi Diocese of Kiayi

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Kiayi
197023,1621,643,6841.4%5033832793760109ap1971
198018,3291,741,0001.1%3932712583885105ap1981
199016,8301,755,0001.0%392463267307446ap1991
199922,3631,582,9341.4%221840559226051ap2000
200021,9831,582,9341.4%251843511216467ap2001
200122,0681,582,9341.4%362359374275967ap2002
200219,3021,582,9341.2%432669279305967ap2003
200318,8901,573,0981.2%422062304235666ap2004
200416,8881,573,0981.1%182240422265666ap2005
200617,8201,582,9341.1%251641434216056ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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