Toa Tong Giam Muc,
180 Nguyen Dink Chieu, Q. 3,
Thanh-Pho Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
The Holy Father appointed Father Joseph Bui Cong Trac as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City on Nov 1, 2022.
Bishop Trac was born on May 25, 1965, in Saigon. He attended the major seminary of Hô Chí Minh City and was ordained a priest on June 30, 1999, for the same archdiocese.
From 1999 to 2003 he was parish vicar of Thu Thiem in the archdiocese of Hô Chí Minh City. In 2010, he obtained a doctorate in Social Doctrine of the Church from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
He subsequently held the following positions: vice-rector of the Pontifical College of Saint Paul in Rome (2010-2016) and was the rector of the Major Seminary of Hô Chí Minh City since 2016.