Roman Catholic Diocese of Xiamen

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Location
24°28'00"N
118°04'58"E
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Description

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Xiamen/Amoy/Hsíamen (Latin: Sciiamenen(sis), Chinese: 廈門) is a diocese located in the city of Xiamen (Fujian) in the Ecclesiastical province of Fuzhou in China.

History

December 3, 1883: Established as Apostolic Vicariate of Amoy 廈門 from the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Fo-kien 福建北境 April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Xiamen 廈門

Leadership

Bishops of Xiamen 廈門 (Roman rite) Bishop Joseph Cai Bingrui (2010–present) Bishop Joseph Huang Ziyu (1986–1991) Bishop Juan Bautista Velasco Díaz, O.P. (June 10, 1948–May 1983) Bishop Manuel Prat Pujoldevall, O.P. (April 11, 1946–January 6, 1947) Vicars Apostolic of Amoy 廈門 (Roman Rite) Bishop Manuel Prat Pujoldevall, O.P.(January 27, 1916–April 11, 1946) Bishop Isidoro Clemente Gutiérrez, O.P. (August 7, 1899–August 10, 1915.) Bishop Esteban Sánchez de las Heras, O.P. (January 19, 1895–June 21, 1896) Bishop Ignacio Ibáñez, O.P. (May 4, 1893–October 14, 1893) Bishop Andrés Chinchón, O.P. (December 11, 1883–May 1, 1892)
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