1955 Membership Statistics Diocese of Yuanling  Hunan, China

from The Official Catholic Directory p. ??

This Diocese was erected as a Prefecture-Apostolic March 13, 1925, and confided to the American Passionists with headquarters at St. Michael’s Monastery, 1901 West St., Union City, N.J.

Bishop—Most Rev. Cuthbert M. O’Gara, C.P., D.D. Installed as First Bishop of Yuanling May 15, 1947. (Expelled from China in April, 1953).

Vicar-General—Very Rev. Paul Ubinger, C.P. (Expelled from China in April, 1953).

Procures—Maryknoll House, Stanley, Hong Kong: Anthony Maloney, C.P.

American Passionist Fathers laboring in the Diocese—All expelled except Revs. Justin Garvey, C.P., Marcellus White, C.P. who are in Communist prison.