Paul Bùi Văn Đọc

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Paul Bùi Văn Đọc
Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City
(2014-2018)
SeeHo Chi Minh City
Enthroned22 March 2014
Reign ended6 March 2018
PredecessorJean-Baptiste Phạm Minh Mẫn
Successorvacant
Other postsPresident of Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam
Orders
Ordination17 December 1970
Consecration20 May 1999
by Jean-Baptiste Phạm Minh Mẫn
Personal details
Born11 November 1944
Đà Lạt, French Indochina
(now Đà Lạt, Vietnam)
Died6 March 2018(2018-03-06) (aged 73)
Rome, Italy
NationalityVietnamese
Previous post
  • Apostolic Administrator of Mỹ Tho (28 Sep 2013 - 30 Aug 2014)
  • Coadjutor Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City (28 Sep 2013 - 22 Mar 2014)
  • Diocesan Bishop of Mỹ Tho (26 Mar 1999 - 28 Sep 2013)
MottoAd Deum lætitiæ meæ
Coat of arms
In this Vietnamese name, the family name is Bùi. According to Vietnamese custom, this person should be called by the given name Đọc.

Archbishop Paul Bùi Văn Đọc (11 November 1944 – 6 March 2018) was a Vietnamese prelate of the Catholic Church. He served as the Archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City from 2014 to 2018 and the President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam from 2013 to 2016.[1]

He died of a stroke in Rome on 6 March 2018 at the age of 73.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biên bản Đại Hội lần thứ XII Hội đồng Giám mục Việt Nam" (in Vietnamese). Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  2. Đức Giám Mục Phaolô Bùi Văn Đọc, Tổng Giám Mục Giáo Phận Sàigòn, đã qua đời tại Vatican

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