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Prefecture Apostolic of Shiqian [Shihtsien]

Apostolica Praefectura Shihtsienensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Prefecture Apostolic
  • Elevated: 2 December 1937
  • Prefecture
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 40,000 (15,450 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Shiqian, Guizhou, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Mission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian]
23 March 1932ErectedMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian] (erected)
Prefecture Apostolic of Shiqian [Shihtsien]
2 December 1937ElevatedMission "Sui Iuris" of Shihtsien [Shiqian] Prefecture Apostolic of Shiqian [Shihtsien]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Shiqian [Shihtsien]
19505,6973,000,000.2%3192225820ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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