Diocese of Sanyuan

Bishop Han

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Bishop Joseph Yingjin Han

c/o Catholic Church Yuanmen Lane, Sanuyan [713800], China

+86 910 227 45 33

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Bishop Joseph Han Yingjin of Sanyuan was born into a Catholic family in 1958 and entered the Sanyuan seminary in 1986. He was ordained a priest in 1992 after which he served in the Sanyuan seminary. He was made a parish priest in 1993.

He studied at two universities subsequently and was elected as a bishop candidate in 2007. Pope Benedict XVI gave his approval in 2008 for then Father Han to be made a bishop. Bishop Han was ordained with both papal and government approval on June 24, 2010, feast of Saint John the Baptist.

Previous Ordinaries:

Cardinal Tong’s term as bishop extended

Cardinal Tong’s term as bishop extended Following the usual practice, the cardinal had submitted his resignation from the post of bishop of Hong Kong to Pope Francis some months prior to his 75th birthday, which is on July 31.