Apostolic Prefecture of

Kompong Cham

Cambodia Cambodia

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Kompong Cham / 磅湛 (正體中文) / Kompongchamen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic (2022.07.15 – ...):Fr. Pierre Suon Hangly (52)Fr. Pierre Suon Hangly (52)

Priest of Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Kompong Cham (Roman Rite)

Fr. Pierre Suon Hangly (52)Fr. Pierre Suon Hangly (52)
(2022.07.15 – ...)

Prefect Apostolic of Kompong Cham (Cambodia)
Priest of Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Born:1972.04.14 (Phnom-Penh, Cambodia)
Ordained Priest:2001.12.09

Priest of Phnom Penh (Cambodia) (2001.12.09 – ...)

Prefect Apostolic of Kompong Cham (Cambodia) (2022.07.15 – ...)

Fr. Bruno Cosme, M.E.P. (61)Fr. Bruno Cosme, M.E.P. (61)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.07.25 – 2022.07.15)

Fr. Antonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P. (72)Fr. Antonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P. (72)
(2000.05.27 – 2019.07.25)

Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Kompong Cham (Cambodia)

Born:1951.12.28 (Elathagiri, India)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.27

Apostolic Administrator of Kompong Cham (Cambodia) (1997.07.16 – 2000.05.27)

Prefect Apostolic of Kompong Cham (Cambodia) (2000.05.27 – 2019.07.25)

Fr. Antonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P. (72)Fr. Antonysamy Susairaj, M.E.P. (72)
(Apostolic Administrator 1997.07.16 – 2000.05.27)

Fr. André Lesouëf, M.E.P.
(1968.09.26 – 1997)

Born:1918.03.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1943.03.20
Died:2004.06.06 († 86)

Prefect Apostolic of Kompong Cham (Cambodia) (1968.09.26 – 1997)

Special Churches

Phnom Penh (↙), Bătdâmbâng (↖), Pakse (↑), Kontum (↗), Ban Mê Thuôt (→), Đà Lat (→), Phú Cuong (↘), My Tho (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 64,904 km²

Population: 3,400 Catholics (0.1% of 5,902,970 total)

Pastoral Centres: 29 parishes

Personnel: 18 priests (6 diocesan, 12 religious), 25 religious (14 brothers, 11 sisters)

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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