Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Anqing 安慶

China China

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Anqing 安慶 (中文) / Huaining 懷寧 (中文) / Anking / Huai-ning / Huáiníng 怀宁 (简体中文) / Ānqìng 安庆 (简体中文) / Nganchimen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Bengbu 蚌埠, Wuhu 蕪湖

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Anqing 安慶 (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Joseph Zhu Hua-yu (朱化宇)
(2001 – 2005.02.26)

Born:1917.08 (China)
Ordained Priest:1947
Consecrated Bishop:1986.11.30
Died:2005.02.26 († 87)

Bishop of Bengbu 蚌埠 (China) (1986 – 2001)

Apostolic Administrator of Anqing 安慶 (China) (1997 – 2001)

Apostolic Administrator of Wuhu 蕪湖 (China) (1997 – 2005.02.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anqing 安慶 (China) (2001 – 2005.02.26)

Bishop Joseph Zhu Hua-yu (朱化宇) (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1997 – 2001)

Archbishop Federico Melendro Gutiérrez (梅耿光), S.J.
(1946.04.11 – 1978.10.25)

Born:1889.07.18 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1922.03.05
Consecrated Bishop:1930.06.01
Died:1978.10.25 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Remesiana (1930.02.14 – 1946.04.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Anqing 安慶 (China) (1930.02.14 – 1946.04.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anqing 安慶 (China) (1946.04.11 – 1978.10.25)

Vicars Apostolic of Anqing 安慶 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Federico Melendro Gutiérrez (梅耿光), S.J. (later Archbishop)
(1930.02.14 – 1946.04.11)

(see above)

Special Churches

Qichun 蘄春 (←), Xinyang 信陽 (↖), Bengbu 蚌埠 (↑), Wuhu 蕪湖 (↗), Tunxi 屯溪 (↘), Yujiang 餘江 (↓), Nanchang 南昌 (↓)

Statistics (1950.12.31)

Area: 38,000 km²

Population: 28,268 Catholics (0.4% of 7,000,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 25 parishes, 109 missions

Personnel: 62 priests (6 diocesan, 56 religious), 80 religious (34 brothers, 46 sisters), 7 seminarians

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