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The diocese of Nha Trang (Latin: Dioecesis Nhatrangensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The current bishop is Joseph Võ Đức Minh, since December 4, 2009.

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

The diocese covers an area of 9,486 km², and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Huế.

By 2013, the diocese of Nha Trang had about 200,385 Catholics (11.2% of the population), 191 priests and 90 parishes.

Christ the King Cathedral in Nha Trang has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.

 

Ordinaries

Vicar Apostolic

  • Paul Raymond-Marie-Marcel Piquet, M.E.P. (5 July 1957 - 24 November 1960)

Bishops

  • Paul Raymond-Marie-Marcel Piquet, M.E.P. (24 November 1960 - 3 July 1966)
  • François-Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận (13 April 1967 - 24 April 1975)
  • Paul Nguyễn Văn Hòa (25 April 1975 - 4 December 2009)
  • Joseph Võ Đức Minh (4 December 2009 - present)

 

 




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