Roman Catholic Diocese of Hsinchu

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Diocese of Hsinchu
Dioecesis Hsinchuensis
天主教新竹教區
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Immaculate Conception Cathedral
Location
Country Taiwan
Ecclesiastical province Taipei
Metropolitan Taipei
Statistics
Area 4,750 km2 (1,830 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
3,308,629
52,565 (1.6%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 21 March 1961
Cathedral Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception in Hsinchu
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop John Baptist Lee Keh-mien
Metropolitan Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan
Emeritus Bishops Lucas Liu Hsien-tang Bishop Emeritus (1983-2004)
James Liu Tan-kuei Bishop Emeritus (2004-2005)
Map
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Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hsinchu (Lat: Dioecesis Hsinchuensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Taiwan.

Erected as the Diocese of Hsinchu in 1962, the diocese is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Taipei.

The current bishop is John Baptist Lee Keh-mien, appointed in November 2006.

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