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Apostolic Vicariate of

Luang Prabang

Laos Laos

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Luang Prabang / 琅勃拉邦 (正體中文) / Luangen(sis) Prabangen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Nakhon Sawan (↙), Chiang Rai (←), Kengtung (↖), Dali 大理 (↑), Hung Hoá (↗), Vientiane (↓)

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (1999.02.16 – ...):Fr. Tito Banchong Thopanhong (74)Fr. Tito Banchong Thopanhong (74)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Luang Prabang (Roman Rite)

Fr. Tito Banchong Thopanhong (74)Fr. Tito Banchong Thopanhong (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1999.02.16 – ...)

Bishop Jean Khamsé Vithavong, O.M.I. (80)Bishop Jean Khamsé Vithavong, O.M.I. (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1984 – 1999)

Bishop Thomas NanthaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1975.11.29 – 1984.04.07)

Bishop Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I. (90)Bishop Alessandro Staccioli, O.M.I. (90)Permalink
(1968.09.26 – 1975.11.29)

Titular Bishop of Tauriano
Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy)

Born:1931.11.13 (Trieste, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1968.12.08

Vicar Apostolic of Luang Prabang (Laos) (1968.09.26 – 1975.11.29)

Titular Bishop of Tauriano (1968.09.26 – ...)

Auxiliary Bishop of Siena–Colle di Val d’Elsa–Montalcino (Italy) (1975.11.29 – 1990.12.10)

Bishop Lionello Berti, O.M.I.Permalink
(1963.03.01 – 1968.02.24)

Born:1925.09.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1948.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1962.08.26
Died:1968.02.24 († 42)

Auxiliary Bishop of Vientiane (Laos) (1962.06.18 – 1963.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Germanicopolis (1962.06.18 – 1968.02.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Luang Prabang (Laos) (1963.03.01 – 1968.02.24)

Statistics

Area: 80,425 km²

Population: 2,894 Catholics (0.2% of 1,784,594 total) (2020)

Statistics: 31 parishes, 8 priests (4 diocesan, 4 religious), 8 lay religious (5 brothers, 3 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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