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Coadjutor Archbishop Joseph Dang Duc Ngan
Archbishop Dang Duc Ngan
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Coadjutor Archbishop Joseph Dang Duc Ngan
Toa Tong Giam Muc,
6 Nguyen Truong To,
Tp. Hue, Viet Nam

Phone: 913373516
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Joseph Dang Duc Ngan was born on June 16, 1957 in Ha Noi. He studied philosophy and theology at Saint Joseph Major Seminary in Ha Noi before he was ordained a priest on Dec. 8, 1987. Bishop Ngan provided pastoral care to a local parish and worked as secretary at the Archbishop's House before he furthered his studies at the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome from 1994-1999 and obtained a doctorate in canon law. After he returned to Vietnam, he worked at the archbishop's house, taught at the major seminary and served as vicar general of the archdiocese. On Oct. 12, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him bishop of Lang Son - Cao Ban. His episcopal ordination was on Dec. 3 that year.

On March 12, 2016, Pope Francis appointed him bishop of Dà Nang.

On Sept. 21 2023, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Joseph Dang Duc Ngan as Coadjutor Archbishop of Hue.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Francis Xavier Van Hong Le (18 Aug 2012 Appointed - 29 Oct 2016 Retired)
  • Archbishop Nguyen Etienne Nhu The (1998-2012)
  • Archbishop Etienne Nguyen Nhu The (1998 - 2012)
  • Administrator Father Jacob Le Van Man (1990-1994)
  • Archbishop Philips Nguyen Kim Dien (1968-1988)
  • Apostolic Administrator Cardinal Joseph Marie Trinh Van Can (1968-1988)
  • Archbishop Pierre Martin Ngo Dinh Thuc (1960-1968)
  • Bishop Jean Baptiste Urrutia (1948-1960)
  • Bishop Fran?ois M. Lemasle (1936-1946)
  • Bishop Alexandre P. Chabanon (1931 -1936)
  • Bishop Eugene M. Allys (1908-1931)
  • Bishop Maria Antoine Louis Caspar (1880-1907)
  • Bishop Martin J. Pontvianne (1877-1879)
  • Bishop Joseph Hyacinthe Sohier (1862-1876)
  • Bishop François Marie Pellerin (1850-1862)

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