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Coadjutor Bishop Anthony Hui Li
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Coadjutor Bishop Anthony Hui Li
Catholic Mission,
Bishop's House,
Pingliang, Gansu,
China

Bishop Anthony Li Hui was ordained coadjutor bishop of Pingliang diocese on July 28, 2021. His election as the coadjutor bishop of Pingliang by the local Church on July 24, 2020. Pope Francis made the nomination on Jan. 11, 2021.

Born in Mei County, Shaanxi Province, in 1972, Bishop Li joined the Pingliang diocesan preparatory seminary in 1989 and later studied at the national seminary in Beijing in 1992.

He was ordained priest in 1996. He later studied the Chinese language at Renmin University in Beijing until 1998.

Since 1998, he has worked at the secretariat office of the Bishops' Conference of the Catholic Church in China (BCCCC) and Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association (CCPA) in Beijing.

He has been the secretary of BCCCC’s presidents till he was elected coadjutor bishop of Pingliang.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Philippe Ma Ji (1987-1999)
  • Bishop Ignatius Larranaga, OFM Cap (1930 - 1975)

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