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Bishop Jin Yangke
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Bishop Jin Yangke
Ciang-Pei-An,
Catholic Mission, Ningbo,
Zhejiang, China

Bishop Jin Yangke was installed as bishop of Ningbo diocese in Zhejiang province in eastern China on Aug. 18, 2020.

Bishop Jin was ordained as coadjutor bishop in 2012 by his predecessor Bishop Mathew Hu Xiande. When Bishop Hu died in 2017, Bishop Jin took over the diocese though he was not publicly ordained and installed.

Born in 1958, Bishop Jin graduated from the Sheshan Seminary in Shanghai and has served the diocese of Ningbo since his priestly ordination in 1990.

He was appointed vice director of the Church Affairs Committee of Zhejiang province in 2014 and director of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association of Ningbo three years later.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Matthew Xiande Hu (Died on 25.09.2017)
  • Bishop Michael He Jinmin (2000-2004)
  • Bishop Shu Qishui (1960-1983 without papal mandate)
  • Bishop AndrĂ©-Jean-Franois Defebvre (1926-1967)
  • Bishop Paul Marie Reynased (1884-1926)

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