Apostolic Prefecture of

Xining 西寧

China China

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Xining 西寧 (中文) / Sining / Xīníng 西宁 (简体中文) / Siningen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic (1991 – ...):Bishop Matthias Gu Zheng, S.J. (87)Bishop Matthias Gu Zheng (顧征), S.J. (87)

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Xining 西寧 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Matthias Gu Zheng, S.J. (87)Bishop Matthias Gu Zheng (顧征), S.J. (87)
(1991 – ...)

Prefect Apostolic of Xining 西寧 (China)

Born:1937.02.17 (China)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.11 (clandestinely)

Prefect Apostolic of Xining 西寧 (China) (1991 – ...)

Fr. Hieronimus Haberstroh, S.V.D.
(1937.11.12 – 1969.08.13)

Born:1893.09.26 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1923.01.28
Died:1969.08.13 († 75)

Prefect Apostolic of Xining 西寧 (China) (1937.11.12 – 1969.08.13)

Special Churches

Xinjiang 新疆 (↖), Lanzhou 蘭州 (→), Chengdu 成都 (↘), Kangding 康定 (↓)

Statistics (1950.12.31)

Area: 728,198 km²

Population: 4,144 Catholics (0.4% of 1,000,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 57 parishes

Personnel: 11 priests (religious), 24 religious (4 brothers, 20 sisters), 2 seminarians

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