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Diocese of Cần Thơ

Dioecesis Canthoensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 24 November 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Viet Nam
  • Square Kilometers: 14,423 (5,570 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Toa Giam Muc, 12 Nguyen Trai, An Hoi, Ninh Kieu, Tp. Can Tho, Hau Giang, Viet Nam
  • Telephone: (0710)3813.655

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho
20 September 1955ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Phnom-Penh Vicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho (erected)
24 November 1960Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho Diocese of Long Xuyên (erected)
Diocese of Cần Thơ
24 November 1960ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho Diocese of Cần Thơ

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Cần Thơ
197085,2471,570,0715.4%832851,0023522947ap1981
197388,6801,763,0005.0%932959332533022ap1991
1994138,5944,478,0003.1%11511161,1942369119ap2000
2000154,8304,481,9313.5%1281281,2091379132ap2001
2001161,5644,798,1523.4%1371371,179377133ap2003
2003169,2675,126,0003.3%1481481,1434697128ap2004
2004176,4245,793,0003.0%1531531,153695131ap2005
2006181,8564,836,9003.8%1651651,102698131ap2007
2013187,8465,244,0003.6%19061969586416147ap2014
2016183,5175,598,9513.3%2041121585312509148ap2017

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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