Roman Catholic Diocese of Kiayi

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Diocese of Kiayi
Dioecesis Kiayiensis
天主教嘉義教區
Location
Country Taiwan
Ecclesiastical province Taipei
Metropolitan Taipei
Statistics
Area 3,244 km2 (1,253 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
1,582,934
17,820 (1.1%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St John in Chiayi City
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Thomas Chung An-zu
Metropolitan Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan
Map
Taiwan - Diocesi di Kiayi.png
Website
Website of the Diocese
Roman Catholic Diocese of Kiayi
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese 天主教嘉義教區
Simplified Chinese 天主教嘉義教区
Latin name
Latin Dioecesis Kiayiensis

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

Originally erected as an Apostolic Prefecture of Kiayi in 1952, the Prefecture was elevated to a full diocese in 1962. The diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Taipei.

The current bishop is Thomas Chung An-zu, appointed in June 2007.

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