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Walleser, Salvator Peter

 

 

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Born 22.12.1874 Wieden (Freiburg), member of O.F.M.Cap. 04.10.1898, priest 15.08.1901, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Tanagra and Apostolic Vicar of Isole Marianne and Caroline/Micronesia  21.08.1912, consecrated 08.12.1912 in Strasbourg-Königshofen, consecrator Mons. Nörber [1], nominated Apostolic Prefect of Kansu Orientale 08.03.1922, died 01.01.1946 Tsinchow [2]

 

Walsh, James Edward

 

 

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Born 30.04.1891 Cumberland (Baltimore), member of M.M. 1912, priest 07.12.1915, nominated Apostolic Prefect of Kongmoon 12.03.1924, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Sata and Apostolic Vicar of Kongmoon 01.02.1927, consecrated 22.05.1927 in Sancian, consecrator Mons. Fourquet, emeritus 00.07.1936, nominated Superior General of Maryknoll 1936-1946, returned to China in 1948, arrested 1958, spent 12 years in prison, died 29.07.1981 Maryknoll/N.Y. [3]

 


Wan Tsu-chang
, see Wang Cizhang

 


Wang
, Peter

 

 

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Born 23.12.1890 Chumatien, priest 31.03.1919, nominated Apostolic Prefect of Chumatien 04.08.1933, died 00.08.1939 [4]

 

Wang Chengli

 

Born 1963 (?) Yanzhou, priest 1991, Apostolic Administrator of Heze after the death of Bishop Wang Dianduo [4a]

 

Wang Chong Lin, Raymund

 

 

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Born 10.07.1921, priest 30.11.1950, consecrated 09.03.1983, consecrator Casimir Wang Milu, Bishop of Zhaoxian 16.02.1998, emeritus 22.03.2006, Administrator of Xingtai, died 02.02.2010 [5]

 

Wang Chong Yi, Andreas Anicetus

 

 

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Born October 1919 Zhen Ning/Guizhou, priest 23.10.1949, Bishop of Guizhou 29.11.1988, consecrated 04.12.1988 in Peking, consecrator Joseph Zhong Huai-de, retired 08.09.2014, died 20.04.2017 Guiyang [6]

                                                                       

Wang Cizhang (Wan Tsu-chang), Joseph

 

Born 08.02.1908 Hengyang (Hengchow), member of O.F.M., priest 18.05.1934, nominated Bishop of Hengchow 14.02.1952, consecrated 04.05.1952 in Puchi, consecrator Mons. Li Taonan, arrested 1958, died March 1961 (in prison) [7]

 


Wang Daonan
, see Wang Tao-nan

 


Wang Dianduo
, Joseph

 

 

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Born 03.02.1921 Shenglitsi, Henan, member of O.A.R. 1940, priest 03.03.1950, Bishop of Heze, consecrated 08.12.1996 [8], consecrator Nicholas Shi Jingxian, openly installed Bishop of Heze 01.04.2000, died 27.07.2004 Heze or Jinan [9]

 

Wang Feili,

 

Born (unknown date), priest, nominated Bishop of Anguo, consecrated [10]

 


Wang Hsueh-ming
, see Wang Xueming

 


Wang Huiyao
, Paul

 

Born 09.08.1959, priest 01.01.1989, Bishop in Zhouzhi, consecrated 08.03.2002, consecrator Yang Guangyan [11]

 

Wang Jin, John Baptist

 

 

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Born 22.04.1924 Xi Jianhe (Taiyuan), priest 09.06.1951, 1965-1985 in prison, Bishop of Yuci 24.06.1999, consecrated 14.09.1999 in Yuci, consecrator Sylvester Li Jiantang, died 23.09.2014 Yuci [12]

 

Wang Jingmin

 

Born, priest, Administrator of Xingtai [12a]

 

Wang Ju-guang (Wong Juguang)

 

Born (unknown date), priest, Bishop of Yibin 03.04.1958, consecrated 1959, consecrator Mons. Mathias Duan Yinmin, died 1977[13]

 


Wang Kei-lei
, see Lei Wang-kee

Wang Ki Wei, see Wang Qi-wei

 


Wang Milu
, Casimir

 

 

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Born 24.01.1943 Daxianshan, Gangu district, Brother of Bishops Wang Ruohan and Wang Ruowang, priest 16.07.1980, consecrated 21.01.1981 [14], consecrator Peter Fan Xueyan, Bishop of Tianshui, accepted to resign 25.07.2003, spent 13 years in Prison, died 14.02.2017 Lanzhou [14a]

 

Wang Muduo (Wang Mu-to), Peter

 

Born 25.03.1904, priest 19.12.1929, nominated Bishop of Suanhwa 08.01.1948, consecrated 07.03.1948, consecrator Cardinal Tien, died 03.09.1959 or 28.09.1959 (prison of Pafoi) [15]

 


Wang Mu-to
, see Wang Muduo

 


Wang Qi-wei (Wang Ki Wei)
, John

 

 

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Born 1921, priest, Bishop of Baoding 05.07.1958, consecrated 20.07.1958 in Baoding, consecrator Mons. Francis Zhao Zhen-sheng, emeritus 1990, died 1997 [16]

 

Wang Renlei, John

 

 

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Born 05.06.1970 Weishan/Shandong, priest 10.08.1996, Coadjutor of Xuzhou 2006, consecrated 30.11.2006 in Xuzhou, consecrator Joseph Zhao Fengchang, Bishopf of Xuzhou 18.05.2012, recognized by the Holy See since 2012 [17]

 

Wang Rui-huan (Wang Rui Kuan), Peter

 

Born 1904 or 1905 Binxian/Harbin, priest 1936, Bishop of Harbin, consecrated 26.05.1959 or 12.07.1959 or 25.07.1959, consecrator Mons. Ignatius Pi Shu-shi, died 13.11.1992 [18]

 


Wang Rui Kuan
, see Wang Rui-huan

 


Wang Ruohan
, John Baptist

 

Born 19.05.1950, Brother of Bishops Wang Milu and Wang Ruowang, priest 20.02.1983, Bishop of Kangting, consecrated 00.11.1989, consecrator Paul Li Zhenrong, administrator of Tianshui diocese [19]

 

Wang Ruowang, John

 

 

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Born 1961, Brother of Bishops Wang Milu and Wang Ruohan, priest, Bishop of Tianshui, consecrated secretly with papal mandate in 2011 [20]

 

Wang Shou-qian (Wang Shou Shien), Lucas

 

 

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Born 1888, priest, Bishop of Yongnian 06.04.1958, consecrated 20.04.1958 in Xian-Xian, consecrator Mons. Francis Zhao Zhensheng, died 1964 (?) or 27.03.1987 [21]

 


Wang Shou Shien
, see Wang Shou-qian

 


Wang Tao-nan (Daonan)
, Sylvester Philip

 

 

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Born 01.05.1892 Koliukou (Taiyuan), priest 31.10.1920, member of O.F.M. 1929, nominated Apostolic Prefect of Fengsianfu 26.10.1933, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Athribis and Apostolic Vicar of Fengsianfu 01.06.1942, consecrated 20.09.1942 in Sian, consecrator Mons. Yü Pin, nominated Bishop of Fengsiang 11.04.1946, died 04.10.1949 [22]

 


Wang Tseng-yi
, see Wang Zengyi

Wang Tse-pu, see Wang Zepu

 


Wang Wei-ming
, Mathew

 

Born 1915, priest 1943, Bishop of Kirin, consecrated 31.05.1959, consecrator Mons. Ignatius Pi Shu-shi, emeritus 1981, died 1996 [23]

 

Wang Wencheng (Uamuencem), Paul

 

 

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Born 08.09.1881 Kian-yu (Chengtu), priest 09.08.1911, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Olena and Apostolic Vicar of Shungking 25.11.1929, consecrated 24.02.1930 in Shungking, consecrator Mons. Costantini, nominated Bishop of Shunking 11.04.1946, died 28.01.1961 Shunking [24]

 

 

Wang Xiaoxun, John

 

 

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Born 1966, priest 1992, elected Coadjutor Bishop of Ankang 13.10.2010, consecrated 30.11.2016 in Ankang, consecrator Yang Xiaoting [24a]

 

Wang Xi Xian, John Baptiste

 

 

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Born 21.05.1926, priest 31.05.1953, 1958-79 in labor camp, Bishop of Hohhot 1997, consecrated 24.06.1997 in Hohhot, consecrator Anthony Li Duan, died 25.05.2005 [25]

 

Wang Xueming (Wang Hsueh-ming), Francis

 

 

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Born 02. or 04.10.1910  Siaonoor village, Dalad Qi, (Suiyuan), priest 28.07.1935, nominated Archbishop of Suiyuan 19.08.1951, consecrated 07.10.1951 in Suiyuan, consecrator Mons. Morel, died 10.02.1997 [26]

 

Wang Yu-jung, Joseph

 

 

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Born 27.04.1931 Shanghai, priest 24.12.1955, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Ard Sratha and Aux.-Bishop of Taipeh 01.07.1975, consecrated 12.07.1975 in Taipeh, consecrator Cardinal Agnelo Rossi [27], nominated Bishop of Taichung 25.06.1986, emeritus 25.06.2007 [28]

 

Wang Yutian,

 

 

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Born 14.07.1914, priest, Bishop-Elect of Yuci, never consecrated, died 01.08.1999 [29]

 

 

Wang Zengyi (Wang Tseng-yi), John Baptist

 

 

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Born 13.05.1884 Tsingyüan (Paoting), member of C.M. 1908, priest 18.03.1911, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Lamia and Apostolic Vicar of Anguo 01.07.1937, consecrated 24.02.1938 in Peking, consecrator Mons. Sun Dezhen, nominated Bishop of Anguo 11.04.1946, died 21.02.1951 Anguo [30]

 

Wang Zepu (Wang Tse-pu), Francis

 

 

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Born 03.11.1872 Chungking, priest 23.01.1909, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Sinda and Apostolic Vicar of Wanhsien 25.11.1929, consecrated 24.02.1930 in Chungking, consecrator Mons. Costantini, nominated Bishop of Wanhsien 11.04.1946, emeritus 03.07.1947, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Mactaris 03.07.1947, died 1959 [31]

 

Wang Zhenye, Joseph

 

 

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Born 1911 or 1913 or 00.06.1914, priest 1943, Bishop of Yenan, consecrated 17.11.1991 in Xian, consecrator Anthony Li Duan, died 17.12.1999 [32]

 

 

Wang Zicheng (Huang Zichem), Anthony

 

 

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Born 16.04.1923, priest 1946, Bishop of Lixian, consecrated 08.12.1987 in Changsha, consecrator Joseph Zhong Huai-de, died 24.05. or 16.04.1995 [33]

 

Weber, Karl

 

 

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Born 28.06.1886 Mittelbexbach (Speyer)/Germany, member of S.V.D. 1907, priest 29.09.1910, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Daldis and Apostolic Vicar of Ichowfu 02.12.1937, consecrated 16.10.1938 in Tsingtao, consecrator Mons. Weig, nominated Bishop of Ichow 11.04.1946, died 15.11.1970 Sankt Wendel/Germany [34]

 

Wei Jingyi, Joseph

 

 

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Born 28.05.1958, priest 21.or 23.11.1985, Coadjutor of Quiqihar 1995, consecrated 22.06.1995, consecrator Guo Wenzhi, Bishop of Quiqihar 01.08.2000, concurrently Administrator of Jiamuzi and of Harbin [35]

 

Wei Shutian, Aloysius

 

Born 1916, priest 1943, Administrator of Qingdao 1982, died 2003, spent 30 years in prison [36]

 

Weig, Georg

 

 

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Born 14.12.1883 Beratzhausen (Regensburg), member of S.V.D. 31.10.1906, priest 10.02.1907, nominated Apostolic Prefect of Tsingtao 18.03.1925, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Antandrus and Apostolic Vicar of Tsingtao 15.06.1928, consecrated 23.09.1928 in Yenchowfu, consecrator Mons. Costantini, died 03.10.1941 Tsingtao [37]

 

Winkler, Herbert Louis Theodor

 

 

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Born 06.10.1875 Tempelfeld (Breslau), member of S.D.S. 1904, priest 01.12.1907, nominated Superior of Shaowu 09.01.1930, emeritus 21.05.1938, died 13.07.1967 St. Nazianz (USA) [38]

 

Wittner, Adeodatus Roché

 

 

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Born 21.11.1868 Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines (Strasbourg), member of O.F.M. 1886, priest 28.08.1892, nominated Tit.-Bishop of Milet and Coadjutor of Scian-Ton Orientale 29.04.1907, consecrated 07.07.1907 in Rom, consecrator Cardinal Gotti [39], nominated Apostolic Vicar of Scian-Ton Orientale 09.09.1911, died 01.12.1936 Chefoo [40]

 


Wong Juguang
, see Wang Ju-guang

 


Wu Cheng-chung
, John Baptist

 

 

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Born 26.3.1925 Shui-tsai (Kaying), priest 06.07.1952, nominated Bishop of Hongkong 05.04.1975, consecrated 25.07.1975 in Hongkong, consecrator Cardinal Agnelo Rossi [41], Created cardinal priest of Beata Vergine Maria del Monte Carmelo a Mostacciano 28.06.1988, died 23.9.2002 Hongkong [42]

 

Wu Guo-huan, Matthias

 

Born 1892 or 1894, priest, Bishop of Hanchow 02.02.1958, consecrated 26.04.1960 in Shanghai, consecrator Mons. Ignatius Pi Shu-shi, emeritus, died 03.01.1990 Mapeng [43]

 

Wu Junwei, Peter

 

 

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Born 27.06.1963, priest 1990, nominated Bishop of Xinjiang by Pope Benedict XVI. 00.05.2009, consecrated 21.09.2010 in Xinjiang, consecrator John Huo Cheng [44]

 

Wu Qinjing, Joseph

 

 

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Born 11.11.1968, priest 11.02.1996, 2005 appointed Bishop of Zhouzhi by the Holy Father, secretly consecrated 19.10.2005, consecrator Anthony Li Duan, openly installed as Bishop of Zhouzhi 10.07.2015 [45]

 

Wu Shi-zhen, John

 

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Born 19.01.1921 Fuzhou, priest 25.03.1949, Coadjutor or Aux.-Bishop of Nanchang, consecrated 06.09.1987 in Peking, consecrator Joseph Zhong Huai-de, Bishop of Nanchang 21.07.1991, died 25.08.2014 Nanchang [46]




[1] Thomas Nörber (1846-1920), Archbishop of Freiburg im Breisgau since 1898

[2] See Perraud, letters of the bishop to his family (Archive Brender)

[3] See Perraud, http://www.catholic.org/diocese/diocese_story.php?id=26348, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (2):235,

[4] See Perraud, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (3):19; according to Bibl.Miss he died on Aug. 18th 1938 in Chumatien

[4a] See UCANews 12.08.2011, kathnet 06.08.2011, Asianews 26.08.2011

[5] See PEM 151, Lam 2000/I:163, Lam 2005/I, Guide to the Catholic Church in China 2008:76, UCANews 15.7.08, Politi 2010:29

[6] See letter of Bishop to authors; Politi 2010:35, PEM 118, http://www.ucanews.com/diocesan-directory/html/dps-ch_guiyang.php, Guide to the Catholic Church in China 2014:312 (ebook), UCANews 20.04.2017

[7] See Perraud, PEM 132, Politi 2010:12

[8] According to Bishop Shi Jingxian was planed, that Bishop Zhong Huaid should be the main consecrator. But as Bishop Wang received the certification to be bishop from the Holy Father he refused to be consecrated openly and asked Bishop Shi to consecrated him in secret.

[9] See letter of Bishop Shi Jingxian to authors; UCANews 4.8. 2004 and 26.10.2004; PEM 159, 176, 219; Lam 2001/II:249

[10] See Lam 2005/I:125

[11] See Politi 2010:51

[12] See letter of Bishop to authors; PEM 156, 157, L’Oservatore Romano 09.10.2014, p.6, Fides News 08.10.2014

[12a] See Guide to the Catholic Church in China 2004:80

[13] See PEM 150

[14] According a letter of Bishop Wang Milu to Dr. Kierein,  Bishop Wand Milu tells about his consecration on 16.01.1981 according to the Chinese lunar calendar, which is 21.01.1981 in Gregorian calendar.

[14a] See letter of the Bishop to authors; PEM 156, 162, Politi 2010:23, UCANews 23.08.2011 , Politi 2011:5; Asianews 14.02.2017, website M.E.P. 20.02.2017, L' Osservatore Romano 28.02.2017, according to L'Osservatore Romano and Politi he was consecrated 28.01.1981, according to M.E.P. he was born 27.01.1943

[15] See Perraud, PEM 132, Politi 2010:9; according to Politi he died 28.12.1959

[16] See PEM 151, 209

[17] See UCANews 28.11. 2006, 30.11.2006, 22.06.2012, 25.3.2013, PEM 210

[18] See PEM 132,137, 150, 181, Politi 2010:17

[19] See PEM 152, 156 and letter of  Bishop Wang Milu to authors; UCANews 1999, Politi 2010:40, UCANews 23.08.2011

[20] See UCANews 23.08.2011, UCANews 11.01.2012, PEM 209

[21] See PEM 150, 209, UCANews 11.10.1989, Politi 2010:13

[22] See Perraud, PEM 132, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (1):307, Politi 2010:8; according to Bibl.Miss. he was born in the diocese of Fengsian

[23] See PEM 150, 151, Politi 2010:16

[24] See Perraud, Annuario Pontificio 1934, Politi 2010:5; http://www.ucanews.com/diocesan-directory/html/dps-ch_nanchong.php; according to Annuario he was nominated Apost. Vicar 16.12.1929

[24a] Missions Étrangères de Paris 29.11.2016, AsiaNews 30.11.2016, UCANews 30.11.2016

[25] See letter of bishop to authors; letter Bishop Li Duan to authors; PEM 150, 151; Lam 2000/I:40, Politi 2010:47

[26] See Perraud, PEM 132, 133, UCANews 24.02.1997, Lam 2000/I:43, Politi 2010:12

[27] Agnelo Rossi (1913-95), Prefect of the S.C. for the Evangelization of Peoples 1970-84, Cardinal 1965

[28] See Politi 2010:22

[29] See letter of Bishop Wang Jin to authors; PEM 156; Lam 2005/I, Guide to Catholic Church in China 2004

[30] See Perraud, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (2):149, Politi 2010:7

[31]See Perraud, Annuario Pontifico 1934, Politi 2010:5; according to Annuario he was nominated Apost. Vicar 16.12. 1929

[32] See letter of Bishop to authors; see letter of Bishop Li Duan to authors; PEM 150, 158; Lam 2000/I:74, Politi 2010:41

[33] See PEM 108, 150, Politi 2010:34, Lam 2011:30

[34] See Perraud, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (1):397

[35] See UCANews 17.9.2002, UCANews 9.3.2004; Lam 2005/I, Guide to the Catholic Church in China 2008:147, Politi 2010:45; http://www.ucanews.com/diocesan-directory/html/ordinary-of-china-qiqihar-diocese.php

[36] See UCANews 14.11.2003

[37] See Perraud, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (1):399, Bauer 1995:1 ff.; 25 ff.; 44 ff.; according to Bibl.Miss. bon 26.12.1883; according to Bauer 1995:41 he was nominated Apost. Prefect 11.02.1925; according to Bauer 1995:44 he was nominated Apost. Vicar 20.06.1928

[38] See Perraud, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.14 (2):403; according to Bibl.Miss born 08.10.1875 and he retired in 1935

[39] Girolamo Gotti, O.C.D. (1834-1916), Prefect of the Congregation for Propagation of the Faith since 1902, Cardinal 1895

[40] See Perraud, Bibliotheca Missionum Vol.13:241; according to Bibl.Miss he was nominated Coadjutor in 1906

[41] Agnelo Rossi (1913-95), Prefect of the S.C. for the Evangelization of Peoples 1970-84, Cardinal 1965

[42] See Website Diocese of Hongkong (http://archives.catholic.org.hk/In%20Memoriam/Clergy-Brother/JB-Wu.htm); http://www2.fiu.edu/~mirandas/bios-w.htm#Wu;

[43] See PEM132, 150, Politi 2010:18

[44] See UCANews 21.09.2010, PEM 204

[45] See UCANews 13.07.2015, asianews 29.5.06, 10.07.2015

http://www.elpais.es/articulo/ultima/obispo/frente/Pekin/elpporsoc/20060530elpepiult_1/Tes/

[46] See letter of bishop to authors; PEM 150, 152, Politi 2010:33, UCANews 18.09.2014; Fides 16.09.2014; Radio Vatican 16.9.2014, according to Radio Vatican he was archbishop and was ordained to priesthood on 06.11.1949