Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Beijing

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Coordinates: 39°54′03″N 116°22′27″E / 39.900798°N 116.374075°E / 39.900798; 116.374075

Archdiocese of Beijing

Archidioecesis Pechimensis

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Cathedral interior
Country China
Ecclesiastical provinceBeijing
Coordinates39°54′03″N 116°22′27″E / 39.900798°N 116.374075°E / 39.900798; 116.374075
Area30,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi)
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Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralCathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing
Current leadership
Metropolitan ArchbishopJoseph Li Shan
Website of the Archdiocese
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Beijing

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Beijing (Latin: Archidioecesis Pechimensis) is a Metropolitan Latin archdiocese in PR China.

Special churches[edit]

Its cathedral is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (South Church) located in the city of Beijing, which replaces the former cathedral, now the Holy Saviour Church (North Church), also in former Peking.




Its ecclesiastical province comprises the Metropolitan's own archdiocese and the following Suffragan dioceses:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Beijing [Peking] (Latin (or Roman) Archdiocese) [Catholic-Hierarchy]".
  2. ^ Arnold Horrex Rowbotham (January 1966). Missionary and mandarin: the Jesuits at the court of China. Russell & Russell. p. 190. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ Michael Sullivan (1989). The meeting of Eastern and Western art. University of California Press. p. 74. ISBN 978-0-520-05902-3. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  4. ^ L. Swerts; Mon Van Genechten; K. De Ridder (1 January 2002). Mon Van Genechten (1903-1974): Flemish Missionary and Chinese Painter : Inculturation of Chinese Christian Art. Leuven University Press. p. 18. ISBN 978-90-5867-222-3. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  5. ^ Hong Kong Museum of Art (1997). 從北京到凡爾賽: 中法美術交流. 香港市政局. p. 233. ISBN 978-962-215-151-2. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  6. ^ Kember, Pamela. "An Tai or An Deyi, An T'ai, Ngan T'ai, An Ruowang, Ngan Jouo-Wang; real name: Giovanni Damasceno Sallust; other names: Salusti or Salutti, Giovanni Damasceno; Jean, Damascène". Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 28 May 2013.

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