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Diocese of Long Xuyên

Dioecesis Longxuyensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 24 November 1960
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Thành-Phô Hồ Chí Minh (Hôchiminh Ville)
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Viet Nam
  • Square Kilometers: 10,256 (3,961 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Toa Giam Muc, 80/1 Bui Van Danh, My Xuyen, Tp. Long Xuyen, An Giang, Viet Nam
  • Telephone: (076)3841.903
  • Fax: 3844.569

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
24 November 1960ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Cân Tho Diocese of Long Xuyên (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1970105,7591,495,0177.1%925971,0907205144ap1971
1980200,0002,500,0008.0%14861541,2983527893ap1991*
1999250,0003,670,1006.8%17651811,3812351887ap2000
2000211,1813,670,0005.8%16851731,2204124487ap2001
2001215,9323,750,0005.8%17551801,1994122087ap2002
2002220,8423,944,0005.6%18171881,17445141111ap2003
2003230,0004,030,0005.7%18161871,22944141113ap2004
2004234,3603,995,3395.9%18361891,24041140113ap2005
2013240,0004,834,0005.0%24011251956103345157ap2014
2016247,0004,174,4095.9%2591627589883367186ap2017

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


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