Peter Wu Junwei

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Peter Wu Junwei
Bishop of the Prefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang
ProvinceShanxi
DioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Xinjiang
Installed21 September 2010
Term ended10 May 2022
PredecessorJosaphat Li Hongguang
Orders
Ordination9 December 1990
by Zhang Xin
Consecration21 September 2010
by John Huo Cheng
Personal details
Born(1963-06-27)27 June 1963
Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
Died10 May 2022(2022-05-10) (aged 58)
China
NationalityChinese
DenominationRoman Catholic
Alma materShanxi Seminary
Coat of armsPeter Wu Junwei's coat of arms
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Peter Wu Junwei (Chinese: 武俊维; 27 June 1963 – 10 May 2022) was a Chinese Catholic prelate and bishop of the Prefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang from 2010.

Biography

Wu was born in Taiyuan, Shanxi, on 27 June 1963. After high school in July 1981, he was accepted to Jiangzhou Seminary. In March 1985 he entered the Shanxi Seminary.

He was ordained a priest by Zhang Xin (Chinese: 张信) on 9 December 1990. In August 2001 he was appointed president of the Shanxi Seminary, a position he held until August 2009.

On 8 September 2009, he was elected Bishop of the Prefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang, which was recognized by the Chinese Government and the Holy See.[1] He accepted the episcopacy with the papal mandate on 21 September 2010.

References

  1. ^ 新绛教区武俊维主教晋牧. tycatholic.cn (in Chinese). 23 September 2010.

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Bishop of the Prefecture Apostolic of Xinjiang
2010–2022
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