Roman Catholic Diocese of Thanh Hóa
|Diocese of Thanh Hóa
Dioecesis de Thanh Hoa
Giáo phận Thanh Hóa
|Area||11,168 km2 (4,312 sq mi)|
|(as of 2008)
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Thanh Hóa|
|Bishop||Joseph Nguyên Chi Linh|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Peter Nguyễn Văn Nhơn|
|Website of the Diocese|
The diocese of Thanh Hóa (Latin: Dioecesis de Thanh Hoa) is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The bishop since 2004 is Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh. Of the three million persons living in its area about 3% are Roman Catholics.
The diocese covers an area of 11,168 km², and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Hà Nôi. It was erected on May 7, 1932 as a Vicariate Apostolic. On November 24, 1960 it was elevated to a diocese.
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