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Apostolic Prefecture of Shiqian
Apostolic Prefecture of Shiqian

The Apostolic Prefecture of Shiqian (Shihtsien) is a Latin pre-diocesan missionary jurisdiction of the Catholic Church in PR China.

It is exempt, i.e. directly subject to the Holy See and its Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, not part of any Ecclesiastical province. No cathedral or statistics available.

It is vacant since 2011, without Apostolic administrator.

History

  • Established on 1932.03.23 as Mission sui juris of Shiqian, on territory split off from the then Apostolic Vicariate of Guiyang ( now a Metropolitan Archdiocese)
  • Promoted on 1937.12.02 as Apostolic Prefecture of Shiqian.
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