Diocese of

Yuanling 沅陵

China China

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Yuanling 沅陵 (中文) / Chenzhou 辰州 (中文) / Shen-Chou / Yüanlíng / Iüen-limen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Changsha 長沙

Neighbouring Dioceses: Shiqian 石阡 (↙), Chongqing 重慶 (←), Shinan 施南 (↑), Lixian 澧縣 (↗), Changde 常德 (→), Changsha 長沙 (→), Baoqing 寶慶 (↘)

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Present Prelates

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 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)

Apostolic Administrator of Lixian 澧縣 (China)


Bishops of Yuanling 沅陵 (Roman Rite)

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

Bishop Cutbert Martin O’Gara (歐克瀾), C.P.Permalink
(1946.04.11 – 1968.05.13)

Ut Christus regnet

Born:1886.04.01 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1915.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1934.10.28
Died:1968.05.13 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Chenzhou 辰州 (China) (1930.02.12 – 1934.05.28)

Titular Bishop of Elis (1934.05.28 – 1946.04.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Yuanling 沅陵 (China) (1934.05.28 – 1946.04.11)

Bishop of Yuanling 沅陵 (China) (1946.04.11 – 1968.05.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Yuanling 沅陵 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cutbert Martin O’Gara (歐克瀾), C.P.Permalink
(1934.05.28 – 1946.04.11)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Chenzhou 辰州 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Cutbert Martin O’Gara (歐克瀾), C.P. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1930.02.12 – 1934.05.28)

(see above)

Fr. Dominic Langenbacher (藍堅牧), C.P.Permalink
(1925.07.16 – 1929)

Born:1884.01.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1906.06.30
Died:1939.06.06 († 55)

Prefect Apostolic of Chenzhou 辰州 (China) (1925.07.16 – 1929)


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