Apostolic Prefecture of

Yongzhou 永州

China China

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Yongzhou 永州 (中文) / Lingling 零岭 (中文) / Yungchow / Yungchoven(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Guilin 桂林 (←), Baoqing 寶慶 (↑), Hengzhou 衡州 (↗), Shaoguan 韶關 (↘)

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 Yueyang 岳陽 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Xiangtan 湘潭 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Baoqing 寶慶 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Lixian 澧縣 (China)


Prefects Apostolic of Yongzhou 永州 (Roman Rite)

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

Bishop Biagio Sigibaldo Kurz, O.F.M.
(1948.05.21 – 1973.12.13)

Born:1894.02.03 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1919.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1939.10.29
Died:1973.12.13 († 79)

Prefect Apostolic of Mount Currie (South Africa) (1935 – 1939.07.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Kokstad (South Africa) (1939.07.11 – 1948.05.21)

Titular Bishop of Terenuthis (1939.07.11 – 1973.12.13)

Prefect Apostolic of Yongzhou 永州 (China) (1948.05.21 – 1973.12.13)

Prefects Apostolic of Yongzhoufu 永州府 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Johannes Damascus Jesacher, O.F.M.
(1931.05.30 – 1947.01.25)

Born:1880.05.18 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1903
Died:1947.01.25 († 66)

Prefect Apostolic of Yongzhoufu 永州府 (China) (1931.05.30 – 1947.01.25)

Fr. Sebastian Großrubatscher, O.F.M.
(1926.03.16 – 1927.11.29)

Born:1888.03.05 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1911.06.10
Died:1927.11.29 († 39)

Prefect Apostolic of Yongzhoufu 永州府 (China) (1926.03.16 – 1927.11.29)


Last updated on 2023.01.27

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