Jacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu

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His Excellency

Jacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu
Bishop Emeritus of Vĩnh Long
ChurchCatholic Church
SeeVĩnh Long
In office1968–2001
PredecessorAntoine Nguyễn Văn Thiện
SuccessorThomas Nguyễn Văn Tân
Orders
Ordination21 September 1940
Consecration12 September 1968
by Angelo Palmas
Personal details
Born(1914-01-22)22 January 1914
Bà Rịa, French Indochina
Died31 January 2013(2013-01-31) (aged 99)
Vinh Long, Vietnam
Coat of armsJacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu's coat of arms

Jacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu (22 January 1914 – 31 January 2013) was a Vietnamese bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Jacques Mầu was born in Bà Rịa in 1914. He was ordained a priest on 21 September 1940 and served as the Rector of Saint Joseph Major Seminary in Saigon from 1966 to 1968.

He was appointed Bishop of Vĩnh Long by Pope Paul VI, following the resignation of Bishop Antoine Nguyễn Văn Thiện on 12 July 1968. He received his episcopal consecration by Archbishop Angelo Palmas, Apostolic Delegate to Vietnam, on 12 September 1968 at the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica.

On 3 July 2001, he retired from the diocese of Vĩnh Long, reaching the age of 87. He died on 31 January 2013, aged 99.

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