Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jinan

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Archdiocese of Jinan
Archidioecesis Zinanensis
天主教济南总教区
Sacred-Heart-Cathedral-Jinan.JPG
Location
Country China
Ecclesiastical province Jinan
Statistics
Area 25,000 km2 (9,700 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 1950)
5,000,000
44,016 (0.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Sacred Heart Cathedral (Jinan)
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph Zhang Xian-wang

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Jinan (Latin: Zinanen(sis), Chinese: 濟南) is an archdiocese located in the city of Jinan in China.

History[edit]

Sacred Heart Cathedral Jinan (in 2005)
  • September 3, 1839: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Shantung from the Diocese of Beijing
  • December 2, 1885: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Shantung
  • December 3, 1924: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Tsinanfu
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Jinan

Leadership[edit]

  • Vicars Apostolic of Shantung 山東 (Roman Rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Northern Shantung 山東北境 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Efrem Giesen, O.F.M. (申永福) (July 18, 1902–1919)
    • Bishop Adalberto Schmücker, O.F.M. (瑞明軒) (August 2, 1920 – December 3, 1924)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Tsinanfu 濟南府 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Adalberto Schmücker, O.F.M. (瑞明軒) (December 3, 1924–1927)
    • Bishop Cyrillus Jarre, O.F.M. (杨恩赉) (later Archbishop) (May 18, 1929 – April 11, 1946)
  • Archbishops of Jinan 濟南 (Roman rite)

Suffragan dioceses[edit]

Source[edit]

Coordinates: 36°40′00″N 116°58′59″E / 36.6667°N 116.9830°E / 36.6667; 116.9830