Monday, October 13, 2008

Roman Catholic Diocese of Baoding

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baoding/Ching-Yüan/Qingyuan is a diocese located in the city of Baoding in the Ecclesiastical province of in China.


February 14, 1910: Established as the Apostolic Vicariate of Central Chi-Li 直隸中境 from Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Chi-Li 直隸北境
December 3, 1924: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Baodingfu 保定府
April 11, 1946: Promoted as Diocese of Baoding 保定

Special Churches

*National Shrine:
, Donglu


Bishops of Baoding 保定
*Bishop Peter Joseph Fan Xue-yan
*Bishop Joseph Zhou Ji-shi, C.M.
Vicars Apostolic of Baodingfu 保定府
*Bishop Joseph Zhou Ji-shi, C.M.
*Bishop Paul Leon Cornelius Montaigne, C.M.
Vicars Apostolic of Central Chi-Li 直隸中境
*Bishop Joseph-Sylvain-Marius Fabrègues, C.M.