Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Beijing
Archdiocese of Beijing
|Area||30,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi)|
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|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Joseph Li Shan|
|Website of the Archdiocese|
|Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Beijing|
Its cathedral is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (South Church) located in the city of Beijing, which replaces the former cathedral, now the Holy Saviour Church (North Church), also in former Peking.
- Established in 1307 as Archdiocese of Khanbalik under John of Montecorvino by Pope Clement V. See Roman Catholicism in China#Yuan .281271.E2.80.931368.29 Dynasty.
- Lost territory twice: in 1313 to establish the Roman Catholic Diocese of Citong 刺桐 and in 1320 to establish the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ili-baluc.
- 1375: Suppressed
- Restored on April 10, 1690 as Diocese of Beijing, on territory split off from the Apostolic Vicariate of Nanjing
- Lost territory repeatedly: on 1831.09.09 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Korea, in 1838 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Liaotung 遼東, on 1839.09.03 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Shantung 山東 and on 1856.04.02 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Southwestern Chi-Li 直隸西南
- May 30, 1856: Demoted to an exempt missionary pre-diocesan jurisdiction as Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Chi-Li
- Lost territory repeatedly again: on 1899.12.23 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Eastern Chi-Li 直隸東境, on 1910.02.14 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Central Chi-Li 直隸中境 and on 1912.04.27 to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Coastal Chi-Li 直隸海濱
- December 3, 1924: Renamed as Apostolic Vicariate of Beijing
- Lost territory on 1926.05.10: to establish the Apostolic Vicariate of Xuanhuafu 宣化府 and 1929.05.25 to establish the Mission sui juris of Yixian 易縣
- April 11, 1946: Promoted as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Beijing.
- Metropolitan Archbishops of Beijing 北京
- Apostolic Vicars of Beijing 北京
- Apostolic Vicars of Northern Chi-Li 直隸北境
- Bishop Stanislas Jarlin, C.M. (林懋德) (April 5, 1905 – December 3, 1924)
- Bishop Pierre-Marie-Alphonse Favier, C.M. (樊國樑) (April 13, 1899 – April 4, 1905)
- Bishop Jean-Baptiste-Hippolyte Sarthou, C.M. (郁世良 / 都士良) (June 6, 1890 – April 13, 1899)
- Bishop François-Ferdinand Tagliabue, C.M. (戴世濟 / 戴濟世) (August 5, 1884 – March 13, 1890)
- Bishop Louis-Gabriel Delaplace, C.M. (田嘉璧 / 田類斯) (January 21, 1870 – May 24, 1884)
- Bishop Edmond-François Guierry, C.M. (蘇鳳文 / 蘇發旺) (December 4, 1868 – January 21, 1870)
- Bishop Joseph-Martial Mouly, C.M. (孟振生) (May 30, 1856 – December 4, 1868)
- Suffragan Bishops of Beijing 北京 (Latin Church)
- Bishop Jean-Damascène Sallusti (1778-1781)
- Bishop Joseph-Martial Mouly, C.M. (孟振生) (January 3, 1856 – May 30, 1856)
- Bishop Joseph-Martial Mouly, C.M. (孟振生) (Apostolic Administrator April 28, 1846 – January 3, 1856)
- Bishop Cayetano Pires Pireira, C.M. (畢學源) (Apostolic Administrator August 1827 – November 2, 1838)
- Bishop Joaquim da Souza Saraiva, C.M. (July 6, 1808 – February 18, 1818)
- Archbishops of Khanbalik 汗八里
- Archbishop Guglielmo da Villanova, O.F.M. (1370? – ?)
- Archbishop Nicolas da Botras, O.S.F. (尼古拉) (1333 – 1338)
- Patriarch Giovanni da Montecorvino, O.F.M. (若望‧孟高维诺) (July 23, 1307 – 1328)
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