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Archdiocese of Taiyuan [TaiyŁan]

Archidioecesis Taeiuenensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 16,000 (6,180 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Archbishop's House, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}
17 June 1890SplitVicariate Apostolic of Shansi {Scian-Si} (Chan-Si) Vicariate Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale}
Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Shansi {Scian-Si Meridionale}
Vicariate Apostolic of TaiyŁanfu
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Shansi {Scian-Si Settentrionale} Vicariate Apostolic of TaiyŁanfu
Archdiocese of Taiyuan [TaiyŁan]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of TaiyŁanfu Archdiocese of Taiyuan [TaiyŁan]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Taiyuan [TaiyŁan]
195040,7491,500,0002.7%15264199323124ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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