Roman Catholic Diocese of Jilin
|Diocese of Jilin
|Area||163,000 km2 (63,000 sq mi)|
|(as of 1949)
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Jilin City|
|Patron saint||Our Lady of Lourdes
Holy Guardian Angels
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Paul Pei Junmin|
It is a suffragan in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan of Shenyang 瀋陽, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
It is vacant (again) since 2009.
Renamed on December 3, 1924 as Apostolic Vicariate of Jilin 吉林 after its see
Promoted on April 11, 1946 as Diocese of Jilin 吉林
Vacant from 1952 to 1999 and again since 2009?
From 1959 to 1994, the hostile PRC established a rival national church lie of pretenders without papal mandate, now also vacant.
(all Roman Rite)
- Apostolic Vicars of Northern Manchuria 北滿
- Pierre-Marie-François Lalouyer, Paris Foreign Missions Society (M.E.P.) (May 16, 1898 – death February 17, 1923), Titular Bishop of Raphaneæ (1897.07.24 – 1923.02.17), previously Coadjutor Apostolic Vicar of Southern Manchuria 南滿 (China) (1897.07.24 – 1898.05.16)
- Auguste-Ernest-Désiré-Marie Gaspais, M.E.P. (高德惠) (February 17, 1923 – December 3, 1924), Titular Bishop of Canopus (1920.12.16 – 1946.04.11 see below), succeeding as former Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Northern Manchuria (1920.12.20 – 1923.02.17)
- Apostolic Vicar of Jilin 吉林
- Bishop Auguste-Ernest-Désiré-Marie Gaspais, M.E.P. (高德惠) (see above December 3, 1924 – April 11, 1946 see below)
- Suffragan Bishops of Jilin 吉林
- Auguste-Ernest-Désiré-Marie Gaspais, M.E.P. (高德惠) (see above April 11, 1946 – death October 21, 1952)
- uncanonical Wang Wei-min (王維民) (1959 – 1981) (consecrated Bishop 1959.05.31 without papal mandate)
- uncanonical Roch Liu Dian-xi (劉殿墀) (1982 – death 1985.04.04) (consecrated Bishop 1982.10.10 without papal mandate)
- uncanonical John Li Xue-song (李雪松) (1985 – 1994.05.20) (consecrated Bishop 1985.09.22 without papal mandate)
- Damasus Zhang Han-min (張翰民) (1999 – death 2009.07.19)
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