Roman Catholic Diocese of Yuci

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Diocese of Yuci
Dioecesis Iüzeanus
天主教榆次教区
Location
Country China
Ecclesiastical province Taiyuan
Metropolitan Taiyuan
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral of St Joseph in Pujong
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vacant
Metropolitan Archbishop Sylvester Li Jian-tang

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Yuci (Latin: Iüzean(us), Chinese: 榆次) is a diocese located in the city of Yuci in the Ecclesiastical province of Taiyuan in China.

History[edit]

  • 17 June 1931: Established as the Apostolic Prefecture of Yuci 榆次 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Taiyuanfu 太原府
  • 9 March 1944: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Yuci 榆次
  • 11 April 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Yuci 榆次

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Yuci (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Yuci 榆次 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Pietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. (富濟才) (9 March 1944 – 11 April 1946)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Yuci 榆次 (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Pietro Ermenegildo Focaccia, O.F.M. (富濟才) (later Bishop; 16 January 1932 – 9 March 1944)

References[edit]

  • Profile, GCatholic.org; accessed 27 September 2014.
  • Profile, catholic-hierarchy.org; accessed 27 September 2014.

Coordinates: 37°37′N 112°51′E / 37.617°N 112.850°E / 37.617; 112.850