Pope establishes new Chinese diocese
September 24, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: Chengde (map) is a city of 450,000 in northeastern China. Within the boundaries of the new Diocese of Chengde, there are 3.7 million people, 25,000 of whom are Catholic. The new diocese has 12 parishes, seven priests, and 12 women religious.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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