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Diocese of

Chiang Rai

Thailand Thailand

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Chiang Rai / 清萊 (正體中文) / เมืองเชียงราย (ไทย) / Chiangraien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangkok

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Chiang Mai (↙), Kengtung (↑), Luang Prabang (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.04.25 – ...):Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (71)Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chiang Rai (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (71)Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (71)
(2018.04.25 – ...)

Bishop of Chiang Rai (Thailand)

Born:1951.12.17 (Lamsai, Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:2018.07.07

Bishop of Chiang Rai (Thailand) (2018.04.25 – ...)

Statistics

Area: 37,839 km²

Population: 25,596 Catholics (0.9% of 2,808,782 total) (2020)

Statistics: 21 parishes, 38 priests (7 diocesan, 31 religious), 89 lay religious (39 brothers, 50 sisters), 4 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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