Roman Catholic Diocese of Hưng Hóa
|Diocese of Hung Hoá
Dioecesis Hung Hoaensis
Giáo Phận Hung Hoá
|Area||54,351 km2 (20,985 sq mi)|
|(as of 2006)
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of St Therese of the Child Jesus in Sơn Tây|
|Bishop||Jean Marie Vu Tât|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Peter Nguyễn Văn Nhơn|
|Auxiliary Bishops||Alphonse Nguyen Huu Long|
|Website of the Diocese|
François-Marie Savina served in the Hưng Hóa area for 40 years.
Until Tuesday, March 1, 2011, the Bishop of Hung Hoa had been Antoine Vu Huy Chuong; he had held the post since 2003. Pope Benedict XVI named him the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Da Lat, another diocese in Vietnam, a suffragan see of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City. He will be succeeded as Bishop of Hung Hoa by his Auxiliary Bishop (assistant bishop) Jean Marie Vu Tat, 67.
The creation of the diocese in present form was declared November 24, 1960.
- Catholic Vietnam: A Church from Empire to Nation -Charles Keith - 2012 Page 123 "The most notable of these authors was François-Marie Savina, who during his nearly forty years in the hưng hóa region ... From the 1880s until the First World War, much of the increasingly literate French population learned about the nation's ..."
- Catholic Hierarchy Directory
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