Jacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu

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In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Nguyễn, but is often simplified to Nguyen in English-language text. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should properly be referred to by the given name Mầu.
His Excellency
Jacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu
Bishop Emeritus of Vĩnh Long
Church Catholic Church
See Vĩnh Long
In office 1968 - 2001
Predecessor Antoine Nguyễn Văn Thiện
Successor Thomas Nguyễn Văn Tân
Orders
Ordination 21 September 1940
Consecration 12 September 1968
by Angelo Palmas
Personal details
Born (1914-01-22)22 January 1914
Bà Rịa, French Indochina
Died 31 January 2013(2013-01-31) (aged 99)
Vinh Long, Vietnam
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Jacques Nguyễn Văn Mầu (22 January 1914 – 31 January 2013) was a Vietnamese bishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

Biography[edit]

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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