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Diocese of

Chiang Mai

Thailand Thailand

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 89,483 km²

Population: 65,829 Catholics (1.1% of 5,853,206 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangkok

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hpa-an (↙), Loikaw (←), Pekhon (↖), Kengtung (↑), Luang Prabang (→), Nakhon Sawan (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 47 parishes, 8 missions, 92 priests (39 diocesan, 53 religious), 268 lay religious (98 brothers, 170 sisters), 16 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.02.10 – ...):Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana (63)Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chiang Mai (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana (63)Bishop Francis Xavier Vira Arpondratana (63)Permalink
(2009.02.10 – ...)

Bishop of Chiang Mai (Thailand)

Omnia facio propter evangelium

Born:1955.10.03 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1981.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:2009.05.01

Bishop of Chiang Mai (Thailand) (2009.02.10 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Sangval Surasarang (83)Bishop Joseph Sangval Surasarang (83)Permalink
(1986.10.17 – 2009.02.10)

Bishop emeritus of Chiang Mai (Thailand)

In spe salvi

Born:1935.08.25 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1987.01.06

Bishop of Chiang Mai (Thailand) (1986.10.17 – 2009.02.10)

Bishop Robert Ratna BamrungtrakulPermalink
(1975.04.28 – 1986.10.17)

Born:1916.02.11 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1949.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:1969.09.07
Died:2000.12.08 († 84)

Bishop of Ratchaburi (Thailand) (1969.06.26 – 1975.04.28)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (1973 – 1979)

Bishop of Chiang Mai (Thailand) (1975.04.28 – 1986.10.17)

Bishop Lucien-Bernard Lacoste (鄭紹基), S.C.I. di Béth.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1959 – 1975.04.28)


as of 2018.11.07

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