Roman Catholic Diocese of Zhoucun

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Diocese of Zhoucun
Dioecesis Ceuziienensis
天主教周村教区
Location
Country China
Ecclesiastical province Jinan
Metropolitan Jinan
Statistics
Area 5,000 km2 (1,900 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 1950)
3,000,000
29,411 (1.0%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Cathedral in Zhoucun
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Yang Yong-qiang
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph Zhang Xian-wang

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Zhoucun/Chowtsun (Latin: Ceuziienen(sis), Chinese: 周村) is a diocese located in the city of Zhoucun in the Ecclesiastical province of Jinan in China.

History[edit]

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Zhoucun 周村 (Roman rite)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Zhoucun 周村 (Roman Rite)
    • Bishop Henry Ambrose Pinger, O.F.M. (May 18, 1937 – April 11, 1946)
  • Prefects Apostolic of Zhangdian 張店 (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Henry Ambrose Pinger, O.F.M. (later Bishop) (1932 – May 18, 1937)
  • Ecclesiastical Superiors of Zhangdian 張店 (Roman Rite)
    • Fr. Henry Ambrose Pinger, O.F.M. (later Bishop) (1930–1932)

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