Roman Catholic Diocese of Hwalien

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Diocese of Hwalien
Dioecesis Hvalienensis
天主教花蓮教區
Location
Country Taiwan
Ecclesiastical province Taipei
Metropolitan Taipei
Statistics
Area 8,144 km2 (3,144 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
586,241
56,810 (9.7%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians in Hualien City
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Philip Huang Chao-ming
Metropolitan Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan
Auxiliary Bishops John Baptist Tseng Chien-tsi
Map
Taiwan - Diocesi di Hwalien.png
Website
Website of the Diocese

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

Erected as the Apostolic Prefecture of Hwalien in 1952, the Prefecture was elevated to a full diocese, in 1963. The diocese is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Taipei.

The current bishop is Philip Huang Chao-ming, appointed in November 2001.

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