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Diocese of Taichung

Dioecesis Taichungensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Martin Su Yao-wen, Bishop
  • Joseph Wang Yu-jung, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 April 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taipei
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Taiwan
  • Square Kilometers: 7,836 (3,026 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 368 Der Hwa Street, Taichung City 40454, Taiwan
  • Telephone: (04)220.75.678
  • Fax: 220.68.722

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Taichung
10 August 1950ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Taichung (erected)
Diocese of Taichung
16 April 1962ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Taichung Diocese of Taichung

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Taichung
196941,3832,622,6601.6%6135964314916442ap1971
198036,5333,468,0991.1%1056665536815441ap1981
199032,0143,622,134.9%1851694638113343ap1991
199933,6793,889,135.9%2448724677213553ap2000
200034,1023,974,261.9%2446704876413253ap2001
200134,6034,023,179.9%2545704946112953ap2002
200234,8614,034,000.9%2642685125511953ap2003
200335,2414,050,000.9%2638645504911353ap2004
200435,5804,100,000.9%27598641310010654ap2005
201026,3954,235,174.6%2441654065311671ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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