Diocese of

Chiang Rai

Thailand Thailand

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Chiang Rai / 清萊 (正體中文) / เมืองเชียงราย (ไทย) / Chiangraien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bangkok

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.04.25 – ...):Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (72)Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chiang Rai (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (72)Bishop Joseph Vuthilert Haelom (72)
(2018.04.25 – ...)

Bishop of Chiang Rai (Thailand)

Tolle crucem tuam et sequere me

Born:1951.12.17 (Lamsai, Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:2018.07.07

Priest of Bangkok (Thailand) (1980.08.03 – 2018.04.25)

Bishop of Chiang Rai (Thailand) (2018.04.25 – ...)

Special Churches

Chiang Mai (↙), Kengtung (↑), Luang Prabang (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 37,839 km²

Population: 25,220 Catholics (0.9% of 2,768,978 total)

Pastoral Centres: 23 parishes

Personnel: 44 priests (6 diocesan, 38 religious), 96 religious (46 brothers, 50 sisters), 4 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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