Diocese of Yibin

Bishop Chen

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Bishop John Shizhong Chen

35 Gongxing Street, Yibin City, Sichuan Province, China, Postal Code: 644000

+86 831 8252300

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Bishop John Chen Shizhong was born in a traditional Catholic family on Dec. 26, 1916. He entered minor seminary in 1930, middle seminary in 1931 and major seminary in 1937. He was ordained a priest in 1947 and remained to serve as deputy rector of the seminary. He was consecrated a bishop on June 14, 1985. He is approved by the Vatican and recognized by the government.