Toa Giam Muc, Cao Mai,
Quang Hung, Kien Xuong,
Tx. Thai Binh, Vietnam
Pope Francis appointed Father Dominic Dang Van Cau as Bishop of Thái Bình on Oct 29, 2022.
Bishop Cau was born on July 17, 1962, in the diocese of Thái Bình. From 1990 to 1996, he attended Saint Joseph's Major Seminary in Hà Nôi. He was ordained a priest on March 9, 1996, for the diocese of Thái Bình.
He has got a master's degree with specialization in Catechetical Pastoral Care from the Institut Catholique de Paris (2000-2005).
He has held the following positions: secretary to the Bishop of Thái Bình (1996-2000), secretary to the bishop of Thái Bình (2005-2009); parish priest of Vang Lang (2009-2013); professor of catechesis and fundamental theology at Saint Joseph's Major Seminary in Hà Nôi (2009-2013); head of the Commission for Catechesis of the diocese of Thái Bình (2009-2016); dean of the Hung Yen Deanery and bishop's representative in Hung Yen (2014-2016); and since 2019, rector of the Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Thái Bình.