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Diocese of Kontum

Dioecesis Kontumensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Michel Hoăng c Oanh, Bishop
  • Pierre Trn Thanh Chung, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 24 November 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Hu
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Viet Nam
  • Square Kilometers: 25,728 (9,937 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Toa Giam Muc, 56 Tran Hung Dao, Tx. Kontum, Viet Nam
  • Telephone: (060)862.372

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Kontum
18 January 1932ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Kontum (erected)
Diocese of Kontum
24 November 1960ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Kontum Diocese of Kontum
22 June 1967Territory LostDiocese of Lat
Diocese of Kontum
Diocese of Ban M Thut (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Kontum
195025,802700,0003.7%404064524ap1951
Diocese of Kontum
196980,627850,0009.5%761771,047610535ap1971
197968,745473,80014.5%324361,90917345ap1991
1999120,0001,200,00010.0%304343,529413352ap2000
2000180,0001,200,00015.0%274315,806413657ap2001
2001181,0631,300,00013.9%274315,840516357ap2002
2002193,2061,350,00014.3%294335,854517155ap2003
2003197,7231,400,00014.1%385434,5981819777ap2004
2004203,7231,418,88514.4%337405,0931319177ap2005
2006216,3841,438,39515.0%398474,60313120077ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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