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Diocese of Udon Thani

Dioecesis Udonthaniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Luechai Thatwisai, Bishop
  • George Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 2 July 1969
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Thare and Nonseng
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Thailand
  • Square Kilometers: 50,046 (19,330 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 2, Posri Station, Udon Thani 41002, Thailand
  • Telephone: (042)321.451/2
  • Fax: 243.990

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Udonthani
7 May 1953ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Thare Prefecture Apostolic of Udonthani (erected)
Diocese of Udonthani
18 December 1965ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Udonthani Diocese of Udonthani
Diocese of Udon Thani
2 July 1969Name ChangedDiocese of Udonthani Diocese of Udon Thani

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Udon Thani
19709,6552,005,642.5%2121459252617ap1971
198013,0023,777,885.3%12223565507251ap1981
199016,5654,804,503.3%324276131359357ap1991
199915,2085,267,331.3%922314901249955ap2000
200015,4155,284,691.3%10233346712610456ap2001
200115,6125,285,002.3%9223150312810956ap2002
200215,8015,285,002.3%1023334782810657ap2003
200316,2655,317,240.3%1226384283111060ap2004
200416,3595,318,718.3%1229413993310060ap2005
201016,8225,371,000.3%1925443822710032ap2011

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


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