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Diocese of Datong [Tatung]

Dioecesis Tatomensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taiyuan [TaiyŁan]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 20,000 (7,725 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Datong, Shanxi, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu
14 March 1922ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Tatungfu
17 June 1932ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Tatungfu Vicariate Apostolic of Tatungfu
Diocese of Datong [Tatung]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Tatungfu Diocese of Datong [Tatung]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Datong [Tatung]
19507,7021,000,000.8%671359216ap2002

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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