Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan

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Diocese of Taiwan
Ecclesiastical province Province VIII
Rite Episcopal
Cathedral St. John's Cathedral, Taipei
Current leadership
Bishop David Lai

The Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan (臺灣聖公會) is a diocese in Province 8 of the Episcopal Church comprising Taiwan (Republic of China). The diocese was established by the Episcopal Church in 1954.


The Taiwan Episcopal Church started in 1949 when the Episcopalians moved to Taiwan from mainland China along with the Chinese Nationalists. It was formally established in 1954 as the Diocese of Taiwan, belonging to Province VIII of the Episcopal Church.


Church Address
Epiphany Church 7 Lane 105 Han-Chou Road Section 1, Taipei City
St. John's Cathedral (Diocesan Cathedral) 280 Fu-Hsing South Road Section 2, Taipei City
The Church of The Good Shepherd 509 Chung Cheng Road, Shihlin District, Taipei City [1]
Holy Trinity Church 163 Tung Ming Road, Keelung City
St. Luke's Church 1-6 Ming Hsin Street, Hualien City
St. James Church 1-6 Ming Hsin Street, Hualien City
St. Peter's Church 8 Hsin Chung Street, Chiayi City
Grace Church 24 Lane 550 Tsung Te Road, Tainan City
All Saints' Church 5 Chieh Shou Road, Gangshan District, Kaohsiung City
St. Paul's Church 200 Tzu Chiang 1st Road, Sanmin District, Kaohsiung City
St. Timothy's Church 3F. No. 262 Chung-hsiao 1st. Rd. Sinsing District, Kaohsiung City
St. Mark's Church 120 - 11 Chung Hsiao Road, Pingtung City

(As of 1999)

The Church of Good Sheppherd (Taipei)


  • Bishop Harry Kennedy (1954-1960, Chinese: 甘納德主教)
  • Bishop Charles P. Gilson (1961-1964, Chinese: 吉爾生主教)
  • Bishop James C.L. Wong (1965-1970, Chinese: 王長齡主教)
  • Bishop James T.M. Pong (1971-1979, Chinese: 龐德明主教)
  • Bishop P.Y. Chang (1980-1987, Chinese: 張培揚主教)
  • Bishop John C.T. Chien (1988-2001, Chinese: 簡啟聰主教)
  • Bishop David Jung-Hsin Lai (2001-, Chinese: 賴榮信主教)

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