Roman Catholic Diocese of Đà Nẵng

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Diocese of Đà Nẵng
Dioecesis Danangensis
Giáo phận Đà Nẵng
Nha Tho Con Ga Da Nang.JPG
Location
Country  Vietnam
Ecclesiastical province Huế
Metropolitan Huế
Statistics
Area 11,690 km2 (4,510 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
2,300,000
60,231 (2.6%)
Information
Rite Latin
Cathedral Sacred Heart Cathedral in Da Nang
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Joseph Chau Ngoc Tri
Metropolitan Archbishop François Xavier Lê Văn Hông
Emeritus Bishops Paul Nguyên Binh Tinh Bishop Emeritus (2000-2006)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The diocese of Đà Nẵng (Latin: Dioecesis Danangensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in central Vietnam. The bishop is Joseph Chau Ngoc Tri since 2006.

The creation of the diocese in present form was declared January 18, 1963.

The diocese covers an area of 11,690 km², and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Huế.

By 2004, the diocese of Đà Nang had about 57,870 believers (2.7% of the population), 68 priests and 38 parishes.[1]

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Da Nang has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.[2]

Bishops[edit]

  • Pierre Marie Pham-Ngoc-Chi (January 18, 1963 - January 21, 1988)
  • François Xavier Nguyên Quang Sách (January 21, 1988 - November 6, 2000)
  • Paul Nguyên Binh Tinh, P.S.S. (November 6, 2000 - May 13, 2006)
  • Joseph Chau Ngoc Tri (since May 13, 2006)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 16°04′00″N 108°13′24″E / 16.0667°N 108.2233°E / 16.0667; 108.2233