Roman Catholic Diocese of Fengxiang

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Diocese of Fengxiang
Dioecesis Fomsiamensis
天主教凤翔教区
凤翔教区主教座堂.jpg
Cathedral of St Joseph in Fengxiang
Location
Country  China
Ecclesiastical province Xi’an
Metropolitan Xi’an
Statistics
Area 12,000 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 1950)
1,000,000
8,504 (0.9%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph in Fengxiang
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Peter Li Hui-yuan
Metropolitan Archbishop Anthony Dang Ming-yan

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Fengxiang (Latin: Fomsiamen(sis), Chinese: 鳳翔) is a diocese located in the city of Fengxiang in the Ecclesiastical province of Xi’an in China.

History[edit]

  • November 15, 1932: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Fengxiangfu 鳳翔府 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Xi’anfu 西安府
  • June 9, 1942: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Fengxiangfu 鳳翔府
  • April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Fengxiang 鳳翔

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Fengxiang 鳳翔 (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Fengxiangfu 鳳翔府 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Philip Silvester Wang Tao-nan, O.F.M. (王道南) (June 9, 1942 – April 11, 1946)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Fengxiangfu 鳳翔府 (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Philip Silvester Wang Tao-nan, O.F.M. (王道南) (later Bishop) (October 26, 1933 – June 9, 1942)

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