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Eastern Kiang-si

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(Vicariate Apostolic)

The mission of Eastern Kiang-si was separated from the mission of Northern Kiang-si in 1885. It includes 8,000,000 inhabitants and is formed from the four prefectures of Fu-chou-fu, Yao-chou-fu, Kwang-sin-fu, and Kien-chang-fu. The first vicar Apostolic is the present incumbent, Mgr Casimir Vic, a Lazarist, named in 1885 titular bishop of Metellopolis. He resides at Fu-chou-fu. The Catholic seminary included in 1899: 1 bishop, 16 Lazarists (including three Chinese), six native priests, six Sisters of Charity, forty-eight Sisters of St. Ann, fifty-six schools with 1910 pupils, sixty-six churches and chapels, ten orphanages with 622 children. In 1908: 1 bishop, 21 Lazarists, ten native priests, 96 churches and chapels, 2 seminaries with 31 students, 73 schools with 1787 pupils, 2 hospitals, one leper house, 13 hospices for aged men with 150 inmates, 13 orphanages with 539 children, 6 Sisters of Charity, 12 Chinese Sisters of St. Joseph, 16,295 Catholics, 3500 catechumens.


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APA citation. Montanar, V. (1910). Eastern Kiang-si. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08634a.htm

MLA citation. Montanar, Valentine. "Eastern Kiang-si." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 8. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1910. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/08634a.htm>.

Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. October 1, 1910. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.

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