Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam

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Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam
Hội đồng Giám mục Việt Nam
Abbreviation CBCV
Formation 1966 (for South Vietnam only)
1980 (for the reunited Vietnam)
Headquarters 72/12 Tran Quoc Toan,
Ward 8, District 3,
Ho Chi Minh City
Region served
Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh
Website (English) (Vietnamese)

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam (abbreviated as CBCV) is the episcopal conference of the Catholic bishops of Vietnam. Initially created in 1960 for the South Vietnam and officially founded in 1980 after the unification of Vietnam, the CBCV is composed of all active and retired members of the Catholic hierarchy (i.e., diocesan, coadjutor, and auxiliary bishops) in Vietnam. The current president of CBCV is Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh, Archbishop of Hue.

Organizational structure[edit]

The current Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam for term 2013-2016 comprises the following committees:

Standing Committee[edit]

Programmatic Committees[edit]

  1. Committee on the Bible: Joseph Võ Đức Minh, Bishop of Nha Trang
  2. Committee on the Catholic Education: Joseph Đinh Đức Đạo, Auxiliary Bishop of Xuan Loc
  3. Committee on Charitable and Social Actions - Caritas Vietnam: Thomas Aquinas Vũ Đình Hiệu, Bishop of Bui Chu
  4. Committee on Clergy and Seminarians: Antoine Vũ Huy Chương, Bishop of Da Lat
  5. Committee on Consecrated Life: Peter Nguyễn Văn Đệ,S.D.B., Bishop of Thai Binh
  6. Committee on Culture: Joseph Vũ Duy Thống, Bishop of Phan Thiet
  7. Committee on the Divine Worship: Peter Trần Đình Tứ, Bishop Emeritus of Phu Cuong
  8. Committee on the Doctrine of the Faith: Joseph Nguyễn Năng, Bishop of Phat Diem
  9. Committee on Evangelization: Alfonso Nguyễn Hữu Long, Auxiliary Bishop of Hung Hoa
  10. Committee on Family: Joseph Châu Ngọc Tri, Bishop of Da Nang
  11. Committee on Justice and Peace: Paul Nguyễn Thái Hợp, O.P., Bishop of Vinh
  12. Committee on the Laity: Joseph Trần Xuân Tiếu, Bishop of Long Xuyen
  13. Committee on Migration: Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh, Bishop of Thanh Hoa
  14. Committee on Sacred Arts: Matthew Nguyễn Văn Khôi, Bishop of Quy Nhon
  15. Committee on Sacred Music: Vincent Nguyễn Văn Bản, Bishop of Ban Me Thuot
  16. Committee on Social Communications: Joseph Nguyễn Tấn Tước, Bishop of Phu Cuong
  17. Committee on Youth: Joseph Vũ Văn Thiên, Bishop of Hai Phong

List of Presidents[edit]

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