Diocese of

Nha Trang

Vietnam Vietnam

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Nha Trang / Nha Trang (Tiếng Việt) / 芽莊 (正體中文) / Nhatrangen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Huê

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.05.01 – ...):Bishop Joseph Huỳnh Văn Sỹ (61)Bishop Joseph Huỳnh Văn Sỹ (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nha Trang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Huỳnh Văn Sỹ (61)Bishop Joseph Huỳnh Văn Sỹ (61)
(2023.05.01 – ...)

Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam)

In verbo tuo laxabo rete

Born:1962.01.10 (Go Thi, Binh Dinh, Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1999.05.12
Consecrated Bishop:2023.06.27

Priest of Quy Nhon (Vietnam) (1999.05.12 – 2023.05.01)

Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (2023.05.01 – ...)

Archbishop Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh (74)Archbishop Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh (74)
(Apostolic Administrator 2022.07.23 – 2023.05.01)

Bishop Joseph Võ Ðức Minh (79)Bishop Joseph Võ Ðức Minh (79)
(2009.12.04 – 2022.07.23)

Bishop emeritus of Nha Trang (Vietnam)

In finem dilexit nos

Born:1944.09.10 (My Duc, Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1971.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:2006.01.15

Priest of Đà Lat (Vietnam) (1971.04.24 – 2005.11.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (2005.11.08 – 2009.12.04)

Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (2009.12.04 – 2022.07.23)

Bishop Paul Nguyễn Văn Hoà
(1975.04.25 – 2009.12.04)

Trong tinh thần và chân lý / In spiritu et veritate

Born:1931.07.20 (Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.04.05
Died:2017.02.14 († 85)

Bishop of Phan Thiêt (Vietnam) (1975.01.30 – 1975.04.25)

Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (1975.04.25 – 2009.12.04)

President of Episcopal Conference of Vietnam (2001 – 2007)

Apostolic Administrator of Ban Mê Thuôt (Vietnam) (2006.05.17 – 2009.02.21)

Venerable Bishop François Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận (later Cardinal)
(1967.04.13 – 1975.04.24)

Gaudium et spes

Born:1928.04.17 (Huê, Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.24
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21
Died:2002.09.16 (Roma, Italy † 74)

Priest of Huê (Vietnam) (1953.06.11 – 1967.04.13)

Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (1967.04.13 – 1975.04.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Thành-Phô Hô Chí Minh (Vietnam) (1975.04.24 – 1994.11.24)

Titular Archbishop of Vadesi (1975.04.24 – 2001.02.21)

Vice-President of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (1994.11.24 – 1998.06.24)

President of Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (1998.06.24 – 2002.09.16)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Maria della Scala (2001.02.21 [2001.10.14] – 2002.09.16)

Cardinal.

Bishop Paul-Raymond-Marie-Marcel Piquet, M.E.P.
(1960.11.24 – 1966.07.03)

Born:1888.08.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1912.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:1944.01.18
Died:1966.07.03 († 77)

Vicar Apostolic of Quinhon (Vietnam) (1943.11.11 – 1957.07.05)

Titular Bishop of Eriza (1943.11.11 – 1960.11.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (1957.07.05 – 1960.11.24)

Bishop of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (1960.11.24 – 1966.07.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Nha Trang (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul-Raymond-Marie-Marcel Piquet, M.E.P.
(1957.07.05 – 1960.11.24)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Đà Lat (↙), Phan Thiêt (↙), Ban Mê Thuôt (↖), Quy Nhon (↑)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 9,486 km²

Population: 225,000 Catholics (11.7% of 1,927,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 116 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 287 priests (217 diocesan, 70 religious), 1,108 religious (165 brothers, 943 sisters), 92 seminarians

Population

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Last updated on 2023.11.30

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