Apostolic Prefecture of

Xinjiang 新疆

China China

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Xinjiang 新疆 (中文) / Urumqi 烏魯木齊 (中文) / Sinkiang / Wūlǔmùqí 乌鲁木齐 (简体中文) / Xinjiang-Urumqi 新疆烏魯木齊 (中文) / Sinkiangen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic:vacant

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Xinjiang 新疆 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Xie Ting-zhe (謝庭哲)
(1991 – 2017.08.14)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1931.01.02 (Lanzhou, 甘肅, China)
Ordained Priest:1980.02.05
Consecrated Bishop:1991.11.25 (clandestinely)
Died:2017.08.14 (Urumqi, 新疆, China † 86)

Prefect Apostolic of Xinjiang 新疆 (China) (1991 – 2017.08.14)

Fr. Ferdinand Loy (盧裴德), S.V.D.
(1938.05.21 – 1969.06.23)

Born:1892.01.17 (Hüls, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1920.11.14
Died:1969.06.23 (Steyl, Netherlands † 77)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Xinjiang 新疆 (China) (1931.11.20 – 1938.05.21)

Prefect Apostolic of Xinjiang 新疆 (China) (1938.05.21 – 1969.06.23)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Xinjiang 新疆 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Ferdinand Loy (盧裴德), S.V.D.
(1931.11.20 – 1938.05.21)

(see above)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of I-li 伊犁 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Gerard-Joseph Hoogers (高東升), C.I.C.M.
(1918.06.08 – 1922)

Born:1867.12.12 (Horst, Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1894.12.31
Died:1945.07.21 (Beijing, 北京, China † 77)

Ecclesiastical Superior of I-li 伊犁 (China) (1918.06.08 – 1922)

Prefect Apostolic of Datongfu 大同府 (China) (1923.03.03 – 1931.09.28)

Fr. Johannes Baptist Steeneman, C.I.C.M.
(1898 – 1918)

Born:1852.02.05 (Brielle, Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1876.06.10
Died:1918 (Kuldja, China † 66)

Ecclesiastical Superior of I-li 伊犁 (China) (1898 – 1918)

Special Churches

Jammu–Srinagar (↙), Afghanistan (↙), Tajikistan (←), Kyrgyzstan (←), Most Holy Trinity in Almaty (←), Karaganda (↖), Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (↑), Ulaanbaatar (↗), Lanzhou 蘭州 (→), Xining 西寧 (↘), Kangding 康定 (↓)

Last updated on 2024.06.17

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