Apostolic Vicariate of

Pakse

Laos Laos

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate Apostolic Vicariate

Name: Pakse / Paksé (français) / 巴色 (正體中文) / Paksen(sis) (Latin)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic (2022.05.31 – ...):Bishop Andrew Souksavath Nouane Asa (51)Bishop Andrew Souksavath Nouane Asa (51)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Pakse (Roman Rite)

Bishop Andrew Souksavath Nouane Asa (51)Bishop Andrew Souksavath Nouane Asa (51)
(2022.05.31 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Pakse (Laos)
General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia

Born:1972.08.05 (Paksé, Laos)
Ordained Priest:2006.12.30
Consecrated Bishop:2022.08.15

Priest of Pakse (Laos) (2006.12.30 – 2022.05.31)

Apostolic Administrator of Pakse (Laos) (2017.12.16 – 2022.05.31)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia (2019 – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Pakse (Laos) (2022.05.31 – ...)

Bishop Andrew Souksavath Nouane Asa (51)Fr. Andrew Souksavath Nouane Asa (51) (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2017.12.16 – 2022.05.31)

Cardinal Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D. (79)Cardinal Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun, I.V.D. (79)
(2000.10.30 – 2017.12.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite
Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane (Laos)
President of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia

Totus tuus

Born:1944.04.08 (Bonha-Louang, Laos)
Ordained Priest:1972.11.05
Consecrated Bishop:2001.04.22
Created Cardinal:2017.06.28

Titular Bishop of Aquæ novæ in Proconsulari (2000.10.30 – 2017.06.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Pakse (Laos) (2000.10.30 – 2017.12.16)

President of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia (2009.12 – 2014)

Apostolic Administrator of Vientiane (Laos) (2017.02.02 – 2017.12.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Silvestro in Capite (2017.06.28 [2018.04.22] – ...)

Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane (Laos) (2017.12.16 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Laos and Cambodia (2019.11.30 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Khamphan
(1975.07.10 – 2000.10.30)

Born:1925.10.06 (Laos)
Ordained Priest:1955.10.19
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.10
Died:2001.07.26 († 75)

Vicar Apostolic of Pakse (Laos) (1975.07.10 – 2000.10.30)

Titular Bishop of Semina (1975.07.10 – 2001.07.26)

Bishop Jean-Pierre Urkia, M.E.P.
(1967.06.12 – 1975.07.10)

Born:1918.11.27 (France)
Ordained Priest:1942.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.27
Died:2011.12.21 († 93)

Vicar Apostolic of Pakse (Laos) (1967.06.12 – 1975.07.10)

Titular Bishop of Masclianæ (1967.06.12 – 2011.12.21)

Special Churches

Ubon Ratchathani (←), Savannakhet (↑), Huê (↗), Đà Nang (→), Kontum (↘), Kompong Cham (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 44,091 km²

Population: 21,919 Catholics (1.4% of 1,524,321 total)

Pastoral Centres: 57 parishes, 6 missions

Personnel: 15 priests (9 diocesan, 6 religious), 32 religious (13 brothers, 19 sisters), 10 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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