X

Explore the Oldest Dioceses in South Asia

Cardinal Cheong

The cathedral of the first diocese in India.

It is believed that Christianity was introduced to India by Thomas the Apostle,
who is said to have reached the Malabar Coast of Kerala in 52 AD.

Christian communities developed and expanded further when
Portuguese missionaries arrived in the 13th and 14th centuries.

History of a few oldest dioceses in India as the cradle of Indian Christianity
can be dated back to the 15th century.

Find out which is the first diocese in India here.

Support our Asian Catholic Dioceses Directory now.

Support Asian Catholic Dioceses Directory
Support Asian Catholic Dioceses Directory
www.ucanews.com

Diocese of Yujiang

Report An Error
Bishop Johannes Weizhao Peng
Bishop Peng
  • Facebook Share
  • Twitter Share
Bishop Johannes Weizhao Peng
Catholic Mission,
Bishop's House, Yujiang,
Jiangxi, China

Johannes Peng Weizhao was born in the year 1966. He was ordained priest in 1989. Father Peng Weizhao was appointed the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Yujiang, in Jiangxi Province in the year 2012. He later became the Bishiop of Yujiang on April 10, 2014, following the death of his predecessor Thomas Zeng Jing-mu.

Help us improve the Asian Catholic Dioceses Directory

Support Asian Catholic Dioceses Directory
Support Asian Catholic Dioceses Directory
UCA News
The Union of Catholic Asian News (UCA News, UCAN) is the leading independent Catholic news source in Asia.
CONTACT US
Union of Catholic Asian News Limited
P.O. Box 69626,
Kwun Tong,
Hong Kong
[email protected]