Roman Catholic Diocese of Tainan

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Diocese of Tainan
Dioecesis Tainanensis
天主教台南教區
Location
Country Taiwan
Ecclesiastical province Taipei
Metropolitan Taipei
Statistics
Area 2,780 km2 (1,070 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
1,873,226
9,434 (0.5%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 21 March 1961
Cathedral Cathedral of Our Lady of China in Tainan
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Bosco Lin Chi-nan
Metropolitan Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan
Map
Taiwan - Diocesi di Tainan.png
Website
Website of the Diocese

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

Erected in March 1961, the diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Taipei. The diocese has not undergone any jurisdictional changes.

The current bishop is Bosco Lin Chi-nan, appointed in January 2004.

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