Apostolic Prefecture of

Yueyang 岳陽

China China

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Yueyang 岳陽 (中文) / Yuezhou 岳州 (中文) / Yochow / Yochoven(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Changde 常德 (←), Lixian 澧縣 (←), Puqi 蒲圻 (↗), Nanchang 南昌 (→), Changsha 長沙 (↓)

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 Xiangtan 湘潭 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Baoqing 寶慶 (China)

Apostolic Administrator of Lixian 澧縣 (China)


Prefects Apostolic of Yueyang 岳陽 (Roman Rite)

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

Bishop James Li Shu-ren (李樹仁), O.S.A.
(1958 – ?)

Born:1918 (China)
Ordained Priest:1946
Consecrated Bishop:1958.10.26 (no papal mandate)
Died:1997.10.07 († 79)

Prefect Apostolic of Yueyang 岳陽 (China) (1958 – ?)

Fr. Angelo de la Calle Fontecha, O.S.A.
(1932.01.16 – 1964)

Born:1886.01.27 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1911
Died:1964 († 78)

Prefect Apostolic of Yueyang 岳陽 (China) (1932.01.16 – 1964)


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