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Diocese of Chongli-Xiwanzi [Siwantze]

Dioecesis Sivanzeanus



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Hohhot [Suiyüan]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 250,000 (96,562 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Chongli-Xiwanzi, Hohhot, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Mongolia
28 August 1840ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Mongolia (erected)
21 December 1883Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mongolia Vicariate Apostolic of Southwestern Mongolia {Mongolia Occiduo-Meridionale} (erected)
21 December 1883Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mongolia Vicariate Apostolic of Eastern Mongolia {Mongolia Orientale} (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale}
21 December 1883ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Mongolia Vicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale} (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tchagar
14 March 1922Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Central Mongolia {Mongolia Centrale} Vicariate Apostolic of Tchagar
Vicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi]
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Tchagar Vicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi]
Diocese of Chongli-Xiwanzi [Siwantze]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Siwantze [Chongli-Xiwanzi] Diocese of Chongli-Xiwanzi [Siwantze]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Chongli-Xiwanzi [Siwantze]
195040,725700,0005.8%33397256583ap1951

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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