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Diocese of Shuoxian [Shohchow]

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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Ma Cunguo, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 11 April 1946
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taiyuan [Taiyüan]
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: China
  • Square Kilometers: 25,000 (9,656 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Mission, Bishop's House, Shuoxian, Shanxi, China

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Shohchow
12 July 1926ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Taiyüanfu Prefecture Apostolic of Shohchow (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Shohchow [Shuoxian]
17 June 1932ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Shohchow Vicariate Apostolic of Shohchow [Shuoxian]
Diocese of Shuoxian [Shohchow]
11 April 1946ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Shohchow [Shuoxian] Diocese of Shuoxian [Shohchow]

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Shuoxian [Shohchow]
195011,0001,300,000.8%325283921020ap1951

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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