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Archdiocese of Taipei

Archidioecesis Taipehensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Hung Shan-chuan, S.V.D., Archbishop
  • Joseph Cheng Tsai-fa, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Matthew Kia Yen-wen, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Joseph Ti-kang, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 7 August 1952
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Square Kilometers: 4,590 (1,772 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Archbishop's House, 94 Loli Road, Taipei 10679, Taiwan R.O.C.
  • Telephone: (02)2737-1311
  • Fax: 2737-3710

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Taipei
30 December 1949ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Taipei (erected)
Archdiocese of Taipei
7 August 1952ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Taipei Archdiocese of Taipei

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Taipei
19502,3152,653,457.1%7714165633ap1951
Archdiocese of Taipei
197050,4123,383,8451.5%80212292172249337130ap1971
198050,1053,873,0001.3%73205278180258429123ap1981
199074,3486,274,3481.2%79192271274267410123ap1991
199981,5476,960,5991.2%6319926231133539697ap2000
200082,0147,002,4341.2%6519325831728739596ap2001
200182,4807,077,3661.2%6219125332630740694ap2002
200282,9037,100,8191.2%6323930227433437494ap2003
200383,3837,138,8591.2%6222528729028842096ap2004
200483,8937,159,1981.2%6021527530531542095ap2005
201038,0377,331,027.5%5919225115125036793ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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