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Diocese of Phát Diệm

Dioecesis de Phat Diem

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  • Joseph Nguyên Năng, Bishop
  • Joseph Nguyên Van Yên, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 24 November 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Hà Nội
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Viet Nam
  • Square Kilometers: 1,787 (690 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Toa Giam Muc, 75 Phat Diem Dong, Kim Son, Ninh Binh, Viet Nam
  • Telephone: (030)386.20.58
  • Fax: 386.27.24

Historical Details

Past and Present Ordinaries

Historical Summary

Vicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo}
15 April 1901ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Western Tonking {Tonkino Occidentale} Vicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo} (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm
3 December 1924Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Coastal Tonking {Tonkino Marittimo} Vicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm
7 May 1932Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm Vicariate Apostolic of Thanh Hóa (erected)
Diocese of Phát Diệm
24 November 1960ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm Diocese of Phát Diệm


YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Phát Diêm
Diocese of Phát Diệm

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

Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased


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