Diocese of

Kontum

Vietnam Vietnam

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kontum / Kon Tum (Tiếng Việt) / 崑嵩 (正體中文) / Kontumen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Huê

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Étienne-Théodore Cuenot (November 14)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.10.07 – ...):Bishop Luy Gonzaga Nguyễn Hùng Vị (71)Bishop Luy Gonzaga Nguyễn Hùng Vị (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kontum (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luy Gonzaga Nguyễn Hùng Vị (71)Bishop Luy Gonzaga Nguyễn Hùng Vị (71)
(2015.10.07 – ...)

Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam)

Caritas in veritate

Born:1952.08.18 (Hà Nội, Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1990.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:2015.12.03

Priest of Nha Trang (Vietnam) (1990.04.07 – 2015.10.07)

Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (2015.10.07 – ...)

Bishop Michel Hoàng Ðức Oanh (85)Bishop Michel Hoàng Ðức Oanh (85)
(2003.07.16 – 2015.10.07)

Bishop emeritus of Kontum (Vietnam)

Pater noster

Born:1938.10.23 (Hà Tay, Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2003.08.28

Priest of Kontum (Vietnam) (1968.12.22 – 2003.07.16)

Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (2003.07.16 – 2015.10.07)

Bishop Pierre Trần Thanh Chung
(1995.04.08 – 2003.07.16)

Ngài yêu tôi

Born:1927.11.10 (Ðà Nẵng, Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1981.11.22
Died:2023.09.10 (Hoang Yen, Vietnam † 95)

Priest of Kontum (Vietnam) (1955.05.25 – 1981.03.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (1981.03.26 – 1995.04.08)

Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (1995.04.08 – 2003.07.16)

Bishop Alexis Phạm Văn Lộc
(1975.10.02 – 1995.04.08)

Tôi tớ mọi người

Born:1919.03.17 (Vietnam)
Ordained Priest:1951.08.21
Consecrated Bishop:1975.03.27
Died:2011.11.17 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Respecta (1975.03.27 – 1975.10.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (1975.03.27 – 1975.10.02)

Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (1975.10.02 – 1995.04.08)

Bishop Paul-Léon Seitz, M.E.P.
(1960.11.24 – 1975.10.02)

Born:1906.12.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1952.10.03
Died:1984.02.23 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Catula (1952.06.19 – 1960.11.24)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontum (Vietnam) (1952.06.19 – 1960.11.24)

Bishop of Kontum (Vietnam) (1960.11.24 – 1975.10.02)

Vicars Apostolic of Kontum (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul-Léon Seitz, M.E.P.
(1952.06.19 – 1960.11.24)

(see above)

Bishop Jean-Liévin-Joseph Sion, M.E.P.
(1941.12.23 – 1951.08.19)

Born:1890.06.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1920.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1942.04.22
Died:1951.08.19 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Midaëum (1941.12.23 – 1951.08.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontum (Vietnam) (1941.12.23 – 1951.08.19)

Bishop Martial-Pierre-Marie Jannin, M.E.P.
(1933.01.10 – 1940.07.16)

Born:1867.01.07 (France)
Ordained Priest:1890.09.28
Consecrated Bishop:1933.06.23
Died:1940.07.16 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Gadara (1933.01.10 – 1940.07.16)

Vicar Apostolic of Kontum (Vietnam) (1933.01.10 – 1940.07.16)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Kompong Cham (↙), Pakse (↖), Đà Nang (↑), Quy Nhon (→), Ban Mê Thuôt (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 25,187 km²

Population: 394,274 Catholics (18.4% of 2,138,500 total)

Pastoral Centres: 143 parishes

Personnel: 224 priests (110 diocesan, 114 religious), 6,048 religious (139 brothers, 5,909 sisters), 55 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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