Diocese of Fenyang

Bishop Huo

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Bishop John Cheng Huo

The Catholic Church, 39 Sanhuangmiao Lane, Fenyang City, Shanxi Province, China Postal Code: 03220

+86 358 7234449, 7227344

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Bishop John Huo Cheng was born on Feb. 1, 1926 and entered the seminary in 1939. After he was ordained a priest in 1954, he could not do pastoral work normally due to political turmoil, so he worked in a clinic He was sentenced to reform-through-labor when the Cultural Revolutioin began in 1966. After his release in 1980, he worked in a hospital and then returned to the diocese to serve as parish priest in 1983. On Sept. 4, 1991, he was ordained as Bishop of Fenyang with papal mandate.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Anthony Gao Yong † (Jan. 24, 1962 Ordained without papal mandate - March 11, 1980 Died)
  • Bishop Simon Lei Chang-hsia (Lei Zhen-xia) † (June 9, 1949 Appointed - Feb. 16, 1970 Died)
  • Bishop Francis Liu-Chiu-wen (Liou King wen) † (July 23, 1930 Appointed - Jan. 15, 1948 Retired)
  • Bishop Aloysius Chen Guo-di (Tchen Chao-t'ien), O.F.M. † (May 10, 1926 Appointed - March 9, 1930 Died)