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Diocese of Vinh Long

Dioecesis Vinhlongensis

Giáo ph?n V?nh Long
Nhà th? chánh tòa V?nh Long.jpg
Cathedral of Vinh Long
Location
CountryVietnam
Ecclesiastical provinceHo Chi Minh
MetropolitanHo Chi Minh
Statistics
Area6,772 km2 (2,615 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
4,385,000
199,404 (4.5%)
Parishes209
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
CathedralCathedral of St Anne in V?nh Long
Patron saintSt Philip Phan V?n Minh
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPeter Hu?nh V?n Hai
Metropolitan ArchbishopJoseph Nguy?n N?ng
Website
giaophanvinhlong.net

The Diocese of V?nh Long (Latin: Dioecesis Vinhlongensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in southern Vietnam. The current bishop is Peter Hu?nh V?n Hai, since October 2015.

The creation of the diocese in present form was declared November 24, 1960.

The diocese covers an area of 6,772 km², and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh city.

By 2014, the diocese of V?nh Long had about 199,404 Catholics (4.5% of the population), 179 priests and 209 parishes.[1]

St. Anne's Cathedral in V?nh Long town has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.[2]

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