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Catholic Church

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Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnam)

Vietnam

Also known as: Vietnam (Deutsch, español, Italiano), le Vietnam (français), le Viêt Nam (français), Wietnam (polski), Vietname (Português), Vietnã (Português), 越南 (正體中文), ベトナム (日本語), Việt Nam (Tiếng Việt), Vietnamia (latine)

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Hanoi

Population: 93,421,835

Area: 325,360 km²

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Religions: Buddhist 9.3%, Catholic 6.7%, Hoa Hao 1.5%, Cao Dai 1.1%, Protestant 0.5%, Muslim 0.1%, none 80.8%

Languages: Vietnamese (official), English (increasingly favored as a second language), some French, Chinese, and Khmer, mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian)

Motto: Ðộc lập, Tự do, Hạnh phúc (Vietnamese) (Independence, Liberty and Happiness)

Neighbouring Countries: Cambodia Cambodia, ↖ Laos Laos, ↑ China China


Circumscriptions (26): Metr. Archdioceses (3), Dioceses (23)


Roman Rite (26): Ba Ria, Bac Ninh, Ban Mê Thuôt, Bùi Chu, Cân Tho, Đà Lat, Đà Nang, Hà Nôi, Hai Phòng, Huê, Hung Hoá, Kontum, Lang Són et Cao Bang, Long Xuyên, My Tho, Nha Trang, Phan Thiêt, Phát Diêm, Phú Cuong, Quy Nhon, Thái Bính, Thanh Hoá, Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh, Vinh, Vinh Long, Xuân Lôc


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/2 total): Cardinal Pierre Nguyễn Văn Nhơn (79)Nguyễn Văn Nhơn (79), Cardinal Jean-Baptiste Phạm Minh Mẫn (83)Phạm Minh Mẫn (83) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (27), Basilicas Basilicas (4), National Shrines National Shrines (1)

Documents Documents


Apostolic Delegation: Vietnam

Conference of Bishops: Hội Đông Giám Mục Việt Nam LinkLink Archbishop Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh (68)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Oswald Gracias (72)


as of 2017.12.13

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