Bishop Gan Junqiu
Bishop Joseph Gan Junqiu
56, Yide Road, Guangzhou, , China
Bishop Joseph Gan Junqiu was born in 1964 and graduated in 1991 among the second batch of students who completed their priesthood formation at the Central and Southern China Theological and Philosophical Seminary in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province. He was ordained a priest in 1991and taught and served as dean of studies and general affairs in the Wuhan seminary until 2000. He then returned to Guangzhou diocese to become diocesan chancellor and director of the Church property management committee within the curia. He was ordained with a papal mandate and the Chinese government's recognition of Guangzhou was on Dec. 4, 2007.