Apostolic Prefecture of

Lixian 澧縣

China China

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Lixian 澧縣 (中文) / Lizhou 澧州 (中文) / Lichow / Lichoven(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Yuanling 沅陵 (↙), Yichang 宜昌 (↑), Shashi 沙市 (↗), Yueyang 岳陽 (→), Changde 常德 (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2012 – ...):Archbishop Methodius Qu Ai-lin (61)Archbishop Methodius Qu Ai-lin (屈藹林) (61)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Changsha 長沙 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Yuanling 沅陵 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Hengzhou 衡州 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Changde 常德 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Yongzhou 永州 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Yueyang 岳陽 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Xiangtan 湘潭 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Baoqing 寶慶 (China)


Prefects Apostolic of Lixian 澧縣 (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Methodius Qu Ai-lin (61)Archbishop Methodius Qu Ai-lin (屈藹林) (61)
(Apostolic Administrator 2012 – ...)

Bishop Anthony Wang Zi-cheng (王子澄)
(1987 – 1995.05.24)

Born:1923 (China)
Ordained Priest:1946
Consecrated Bishop:1987.12.08 (no papal mandate)
Died:1995.05.24 († 72)

Prefect Apostolic of Lixian 澧縣 (China) (1987 – 1995.05.24)

Bishop Li Zhen-lin (李震林)
(1958 – 1970?)

Born: (China)
Consecrated Bishop:1958.10.26 (no papal mandate)

Prefect Apostolic of Lixian 澧縣 (China) (1958 – 1970?)

Fr. Ippolito Martínez y Martínez, O.S.A.
(1932.01.16 – 1963)

Born:1882.07.08 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1905.07.05
Died:1963 († 81)

Prefect Apostolic of Lixian 澧縣 (China) (1932.01.16 – 1963)


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