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Apostolic Prefecture of

Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia Mongolia

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Ulaanbaatar / 烏蘭巴托 (正體中文) / Ulaanbaataren(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (10)

Xinjiang 新疆 (←), Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (↖), Saint Joseph at Irkutsk (↑), Qiqihar 齊齊哈爾 (→), Xiwanzi 西灣子 (↘), Suiyuan 綏遠 (↓), Ningxia 寧夏 (↓), Lanzhou 蘭州 (↓)

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic (2020.04.02 – ...):Cardinal Giorgio Marengo, I.M.C. (48)Cardinal Giorgio Marengo, I.M.C. (48)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuda Taddeo Apostolo

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Giorgio Marengo, I.M.C. (48)Cardinal Giorgio Marengo, I.M.C. (48)Permalink
(2020.04.02 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuda Taddeo Apostolo
Prefect Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)

Respicite ad eum et illuminamini

Born:1974.06.07 (Cuneo, Italy)
Ordained Priest:2001.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:2020.08.08
Created Cardinal:2022.08.27

Titular Bishop of Castra severiana (2020.04.02 – 2022.08.27)

Prefect Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) (2020.04.02 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giuda Taddeo Apostolo (2022.08.27 – ...)

Bishop Wenceslao Selga Padilla (黃旭東), C.I.C.M.Permalink
(2002.04.30 – 2018.09.25)

Lumen ad revelationem gentium

Born:1949.09.28 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1976.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:2003.08.29
Died:2018.09.25 († 68)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Urga 庫倫 (Mongolia) (1992.04.19 – 2002.04.30)

Prefect Apostolic of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) (2002.04.30 – 2018.09.25)

Titular Bishop of Tharros (2003.08.02 – 2018.09.25)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Urga 庫倫 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Wenceslao Selga Padilla (黃旭東), C.I.C.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1992.04.19 – 2002.04.30)

(see above)

Bishop Everard Ter Laak (蘭克複), C.I.C.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1924 – 1931.05.05)

Bishop Jerome van Aertselaer (方濟眾), C.I.C.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1922 – 1924)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 1,564,120 km²

Population: 1,359 Catholics (0.0% of 3,339,600 total) (2020)

Statistics: 8 parishes, 2 missions, 24 priests (5 diocesan, 19 religious), 63 lay religious (28 brothers, 35 sisters) (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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