Additions

Additions

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