Roman Catholic Diocese of Yizhou

Located in China Yizhou diocese (Latin Dioecesis Iceuvensis ) was established as Apostolic Vicariate on 1 July 1937, collected on April 11, 1946 Diocese.

The church province Jinan belonging and 18,000 km ² diocese counted 20,545 Roman Catholics in 1950, which represented 0.6 % of the population in this region. With three diocesan priests, 22 religious priests and 45 nuns in 13 parishes, it was a mission area of the Divine Word Missionaries, which also featured the Vicars Apostolic and the only bishop. A native of Germany Karl Christian Weber died on 15 November 1970. After his death the diocese was due to the political situation until today no longer be occupied.

See also: List of the Catholic dioceses

  • Roman Catholic diocese (China)
  • Religion ( Shandong)