The Cathedral of Saint John in Chiayi, also known as St. John's Cathedral (Chinese: 聖若望主教座堂; pinyin: Shèngruò Wàngzhǔjiào Zuòtáng) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Chiayi. It is located at 62nd Street Minchuan, East District, Chiayi City, Taiwan.
|St. John's Cathedral|
|Location||East, Chiayi City, Taiwan|
|Denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
|Past bishop(s)||Thomas Chung An-Zu|
|Archdiocese||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Taipei|
|Diocese||Roman Catholic Diocese of Chiayi|
|Archbishop||Thomas Chung An-Zu|
It is the mother church for Roman Rite worshipers in the diocese of Chiayi, also written Kiayi or (Dioecesis Kiayiensis; 天主教嘉義教區) which was raised to its current status in 1962 by the bull "Cum Apostolica" by Pope John XXIII. It is under the pastoral responsibility of Bishop Thomas Chung An-zu.
The current cathedral was built between 1957 and 1958. It has been renovated several times especially after the 1964 Baihe earthquake, after by several floods and typhoons, and a small fire that occurred in 1997.
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