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Diocese of Tainan

Dioecesis Tainanensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Bosco Lin Chi-nan, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 21 March 1961
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taipei
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Square Kilometers: 2,780 (1,073 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: 15 Ch'ang Yung Lou-2, Tainan 70127, Taiwan
  • Telephone: (06)237-5761
  • Fax: 274-9341

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
21 March 1961ErectedDiocese of Tainan (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197019,4291,390,0401.4%3929682853812057ap1971
198015,2031,635,966.9%293059257377155ap1981
199016,2121,790,981.9%342357284338446ap1991
199916,5201,913,301.9%292453311276853ap2000
200016,5361,920,796.9%252651324266853ap2001
200116,5361,842,560.9%242751324277154ap2002
200216,4731,927,836.9%372966249686155ap2003
200316,4981,865,616.9%362864257627654ap2004
200414,4481,856,334.8%303565222497244ap2005
20109,4341,873,226.5%253257165327544ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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