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Diocese of

Surat Thani

Thailand Thailand

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 76,562 km²

Population: 7,110 Catholics (0.1% of 9,760,141 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangkok

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mawlamyine (↑), Ratchaburi (↗), Penang (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 40 parishes, 42 priests (13 diocesan, 29 religious), 172 lay religious (61 brothers, 111 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.10.09 – ...):Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B. (72)

Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Ordinaries

Bishops of Surat Thani (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Joseph Prathan Sridarunsil, S.D.B. (72)Permalink
(2004.10.09 – ...)

Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand)
Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1946.02.09 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2004.11.28

Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand) (2004.10.09 – ...)

Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (2015 – ...)

Bishop Michael Praphon Chaicharoen, S.D.B.Permalink
(1988.06.21 – 2003.05.20)

Born:1930.05.07 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.11
Consecrated Bishop:1988.09.24
Died:2003.05.20 († 73)

Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand) (1988.06.21 – 2003.05.20)

Bishop Pietro Luigi Carretto, S.D.B.Permalink
(1969.06.26 – 1988.06.21)

Born:1912.06.09 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1939.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1951.06.29
Died:1994.11.16 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Zenobias (1951.04.12 – 1965.12.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Rajaburi (Thailand) (1951.04.12 – 1965.12.18)

Bishop of Bangnokhuek (Thailand) (1965.12.18 – 1966.10.21)

Bishop of Ratburi (Thailand) (1966.10.21 – 1969.06.26)

Bishop of Surat Thani (Thailand) (1969.06.26 – 1988.06.21)


as of 2018.11.07

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