Diocese of Jining

Bishop Liu

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Bishop John Shigong Liu

52 Minjian Road, Jining District, Ulanqab City, Inner Mongolia, China, Postal Code: 012000

+86 474 2209012

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Bishop John Liu Shigong was born in Siziwang Banner (county equivalent), Inner Mongolia, on Aug. 28, 1928. He entered minor seminary of Baotou in 1942 and then major seminary of Hohhot in 1949. After ordaining a priest in 1956, he worked in his hometown until religious activities stopped due to the Cultural Revolution (1966-76).

The then Father Liu was elected bishop candidate in 1989 and ordained as the third bishop of Jining in 1995. He is approved by the Vatican and recognized by the Chinese government.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Father Ai Shijun, Administrator (1980-1995)
  • Bishop Joseph Fan Heng-an (10 Jan 1933 Appointed - 1975 Died)
  • Bishop Evarist Chang (Tchang) (8 Feb 1929 Appointed - 26 May 1932 Died)