Prefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang

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Diocese of Xinjiang

Dioecesis Ceucevensis

天主教新绛教区
Location
CountryChina
Ecclesiastical provinceShanxi
Information
RiteLatin Church
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Xinjiang
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopVacant

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Xinjiang (simplified Chinese: 新绛教区; traditional Chinese: 新绛教區) is a diocese located in the city of Yuncheng in Shanxi, China.

History

On May 25, 1936, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Xinjiang (Jiangzhou) was established by a decree of Pope Pius XI.

Leadership

  • Quintinus Pessers OFM (1936-1983), expelled from the Communist China in 1954, did not have real power after that time in the diocese.
  • Bishop Augustine Zheng Shouduo (1982/3-2006)
  • Bishop Josaphat Li Hongguang (2006)
  • Bishop Peter Wu Junwei (2009–2022)

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