Nguyễn Khắc Ngư

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Nguyễn. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Ngư.
Michel Nguyễn Khắc Ngư
Bishop Emeritus of Long Xuyên
Church Roman Catholic Church
Diocese Long Xuyên
In office 1960-1997
Predecessor None
Successor Jean-Baptiste Bui Tuân
Ordination 29 June 1934
Consecration 22 January 1961
Personal details
Born (1909-02-02)2 February 1909
Vạn Đồn, Indochina
Died 10 June 2009(2009-06-10) (aged 100)
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Michel Nguyễn Khắc Ngư (2 February 1909 – 10 June 2009[1]) was the third oldest living bishop of the Roman Catholic Church at the time of his death.

Ngư was born in Vạn Đồn, Indochina in 1909, and was ordained as a priest on 29 June 1934. He was appointed bishop of the newly created Diocese of Long Xuyên on 24 November 1960, and received his episcopal consecration on 22 January 1961. Ngư retired from the Diocese of Long Xuyên on 30 December 1997, at the age of 88. He died on 10 June 2009, at the age of 100.


  1. ^ "Msgr. Ngu dies". 11 June 2009. Retrieved 11 June 2009. 

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