Roman Catholic Diocese of Hung Hoa

The diocese of Hung Hóa (Latin: Dioecesis Hung Hoaënsis) is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. 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.

The diocese covers an area of 54,351 km², and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Hanoi.

By 2004, the diocese of Hung Hóa had about 198,000 believers (3.1% of the population), 24 priests and 73 parishes. In 2011, it had 222,647 Catholics, 54 priests, and 191 religious.

Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Cathedral in Trung Son Tay commune (Ha Tay Province) has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.

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