Apostolic Prefecture of Yixian

The Apostolic Prefecture of Yixian is a Latin Catholic missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction in the PR China, near Beijing and Baoding.


On 1929.05.25, the jurisdiction was established as Mission sui juris of Yixian 易縣 (中文) alias Yihsien, on territories split off from the then Apostolic Vicariate of Beijing 北京 and Apostolic Vicariate of Baodingfu 保定府).

Promoted on 9 December 1935 as Apostolic Prefecture of Yixian, remaining exempt (directly subject to the Holy See, not part of any ecclesiastical province) and not entitled to a titular bishop.


(all Roman rite; )

Ecclesiastical superior of the Mission sui iuris of Yixian
  • Father Tarcisio Martina (馬迪懦), Stigmatines (C.S.S.) (1929.10.22 – 1935.12.09 see below)
Apostolic Prefects of Yixian

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