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Roman Catholic Diocese of Ph%C3%BA C%C6%B0%E1%BB%9Dng
Diocese of Phú Cng

Dioecesis Phucuongensis

Giáo ph?n Phú Cng
Location
CountryVietnam
Ecclesiastical provinceHo Chi Minh City
MetropolitanHo Chi Minh City
Statistics
Area10,855 km2 (4,191 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2013)
2,953,937
141,239 (4.8%)
Parishes96
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established14 October 1965
CathedralCathedral of the Sacred heart in Th? D?u M?t
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJoseph Nguy?n T?n Tc
Metropolitan ArchbishopJoseph Nguy?n N?ng
Bishops emeritusPeter Tr?n ?ình T?
Website
giaophanphucuong.org

The diocese of Phú Cng (Latin: Dioecesis Phycuongensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in southern Vietnam. Since 2012 the bishop of the diocese has been Joseph Nguy?n T?n Tc.[1] The diocese in its present form was founded on October 14, 1965. By 2013, the diocese of Phú Cng had about 141,239 Catholics (4.8% of the population), 161 priests and 96 parishes.[2]

The diocese covers an area of 10,855 km², and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh city.

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Th? D?u M?t City is the Cathedral of the diocese.[3]

Bishops

  • Joseph Ph?m V?n Thiên (14 October 1965 - 10 May 1993)
  • Louis Hà Kim Danh (10 May 1993 - 22 February 1995)
  • Peter Tr?n ?ình T? (5 November 1998 - 30 June 2012)
  • Joseph Nguy?n T?n Tc (30 June 2012 - present)

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