22.09.2018: Pope Francis has decided to constitute in China the Diocese of Chengde.
22.09.2018: Pope Francis has decided to readmit to full ecclesial communion the remaining “official” Bishops, ordained without Pontifical Mandate: H.E. Mgr Joseph Guo Jincai, H.E. Mgr Joseph Huang Bingzhang, H.E. Mgr Paul Lei Shiyin, H.E. Mgr Joseph Liu Xinhong, H.E. Mgr Joseph Ma Yinglin, H.E. Mgr Joseph Yue Fusheng, H.E. Mgr Vincent Zhan Silu and H.E. Mgr Anthony Tu Shihua, OFM (who, before his death on 4th January 2017, had expressed the desire to be reconciled with the Apostolic See).
15.06.2018: Bishop Joseph Li Mingshu of Qingdao died
18.01.2018: Bishop Emeritus Joseph Wang Yu-jung died
11.12.2017: Aux.-Bishop John Baptist Tseng Chien-tsi of Hwalien retired
07.12.2017: Bishop Matthias Yu Chengxin passed away
17.11.2017: Bishop Lucas Ly Jing Feng of Fengxian passed away.
Thank you Bishop Lucas for all your assistance! RIP.
Coadjutor Bishop Peter Li Huiyuan succeeded.
25.09.2017: Bishop Matthew Hu Xiande of Ningbo passed away
22.08.2017: Archbishop Emeritus Matthew Kia Yen-Wen of Taipeh passed away
14.08.2017: Bishop Paul Xie Ting Zhe of Urumqi passed away
13.08.2017: Bishop Sylvester Li Jiantang of Taiyuan passed away
01.08.2017: Coadjutor bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung to succeed Cardinal John Tong Hon as Bishop of Hong Kong
09.06.2017: Bishop John Liu Shigong of Wumeng (Jining) passed away
20.04.2017: Andreas Wang Chong Yi, Bishop Emeritus of Guizhou, passed away
14.02.2017: Bishop Casimir Wang Milu, Bishop Emeritus of Tianshui, passed away
04.01.2017: Bishop Anthony Tu Shihua of Puqi passed away
02.12.2016: Consecration of John Lei Jiapei of Xichang
30.11.2016: Two consecrations in China:
John Wang Xiaoxun for Ankang and Joseph Tang Yuange for Chengdu
13.11.2016: Michael Yeung Ming-cheung named Coadjutor of Hong Kong
10.11.2016: Consecration of Bishop Peter Ding Lingbin of Changzhi
27.10.2016: Bishop Emeritus Francis Tong Hui of Yan'an passed away.
19.10.2016: Father Paul Dong Guanhua from Zhengding announced that he had been secretly ordained as a bishop 11 years ago
25.09.2016: Bishop Anthony Xu Jiwei of Taizhou passed away.
12.09.2016: Msgr. Rodrigues da Costa, Bishop Emeritus of Macau, passed away.
07.09.2016: Bishop Vincent Zhu Weifang of Wenzhou passed away. Coadjutor Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin succeeded.
30.07.2016: Bishop Vincent Huang Shoucheng of Mindong passed away. Coadjutor Bishop Vincent Guo Xijin succeeded.
01.06.2016: Bishop Zhu Weifang retired
08.05.2016: Bishop Thomas Zhang Huaixin of Anyang passed away. Coadjutor Bishop Joseph Zhang Yinlin succeeded.
19.04.2016: New book on Catholic Bishops in China published by Dr. Manfred Kierein
02.04.2016: Bishop Thomas Zeng Jingmu, Bishop Emeritus of Yujiang passed away