Paul Shan Kuo-hsi, S.J. (Chinese language: 單國璽; pinyin: Shàn Guóxǐ) (born December 3, 1923) is a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, was the Bishop of Hualien and Kaohsiung, chair of Fu Jen Catholic University.

Born in Puyang, Henan province of China, Cardinal Shan was ordained on March 18, 1955 in Baguio, Philippines. He was elected Bishop of Hualien on November 15, 1979 and installed on February 14, 1980. He was appointed Bishop of Kaohsiung on March 4, 1991 and installed on June 17, 1991.

Styles of
Paul Shan Kuo-hsi
CardinalCoA PioM
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Kaohsiung (emeritus)

He was appointed Cardinal Priest of the Titulus S. Chrysogoni by Pope John Paul II on February 21, 1998 and is, following the death of Ignatius Kung in 2000 and John Wu in 2002, and before the elevation of Joseph Zen, the only known living Chinese cardinal (a cardinal appointed in pectore by John Paul II in 2003 is rumored to reside in mainland China). He retired in January 2006.

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Preceded by
Matthew Kia
Bishop of Hualien
Succeeded by
Andrew Tsien
Preceded by
Joseph Cheng
Bishop of Kaohsiung
Succeeded by
Peter Liu
no:Paul Shan Kuo-hsiru:Шан Куо Хси, Павел

fi:Paul Shan Kuo-hsi zh:單國璽

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