Diocese of Xuân L?c
Giáo ph?n Xuân L?c
|Ecclesiastical province||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Metropolitan||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Area||5,965 km2 (2,303 sq mi)|
|(as of 2014)|
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Established||14 October 1965|
|Cathedral||Christ the King in Long Khánh|
|Patron saint||Saint Joseph|
|Bishop||Joseph ?inh c o|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Joseph Nguy?n N?ng|
|Auxiliary Bishops||John V?n Ngân |
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Xuân L?c (Latin: Dioecesis Xuanlocensis) is a suffragan Latin Rite diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh city in southern Vietnam, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.
Its cathedral episcopal see is Cathedral of Christ the King (Nhà th? Chính toà Chúa Giêsu Vua), dedicated to Christ the King, in TX Long Khánh, ng Nai, Southeastern Vietnam. The bishop, since May 7, 2016, is Joseph ?inh c o.
As per 2014, the diocese pastorally served 921,489 Catholics (30.5% of 3,020,800 total) on 5,964 km² in 246 parishes with 498 priests (359 diocesan, 139 religious), 2,256 lay religious (447 brothers, 1,809 sisters) and 168 seminarians.
(all Roman Rite)
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