Roman Catholic Diocese of Ningxia

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Diocese of Ningxia
Dioecesis Nimsciianus
天主教宁夏教区
Location
Country China
Ecclesiastical province Suiyuan
Metropolitan Suiyuan
Statistics
Area 200,000 km2 (77,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 1950)
1,000,000
35,313 (3.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Yinchuan
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Li Jing
Metropolitan Archbishop Paul Meng Qing-lu

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ningxia/Yinchuan (Latin: Nimsciian(us), Chinese: 寧夏, 銀川 ) is a diocese located in the city of Ningxia in the Ecclesiastical province of Suiyuan in China.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Ningxia (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Ningxia 寧夏 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Charles Joseph van Melckebeke, C.I.C.M. (王守礼) (March 14, 1946 – April 11, 1946)
    • Bishop Gaspare Schotte, C.I.C.M. (石扬休) (December 21, 1931 – 1944)
    • Bishop Goffredo Frederix, C.I.C.M. (费达德) (March 14, 1922 – 1930)

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