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Bishop Luy Gonzaga Hùng Nguyên
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Bishop Luy Gonzaga Hùng Nguyên
Toa Giam Muc,
146 rue Tran Hung Dao,
Tx. Kontum, Viet Nam

Phone: (090)9274.705
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Pope Francis on Oct. 7, 2015 appointed Rev. Luy Gonzaga Nguyen Hung as Bishop of the Diocese of Kontum, Vietnam.

He was born August 18, 1952 in Ha Noi. From 1963 to 1968, he was in the Minor Seminary of the Diocese of Kontum. He then attended the Minor Seminary of Da Lat. From 1973 to 1977 he was a student at the Pontifical College of St. Pius X Da Lat.

He served for 13 years in the parish of Binh Cang, in the Diocese of Nha Trang, waiting to get government permission for the ordination. He was ordained a priest on April 7, 1990 in Nha Trang, and then was incardinated in the diocese of Kontum.

As a priest he served the diocese as assistant priest, Director of the Minor Seminary of Kontum, Pastor of Phuong Nghia, Secretary of the episcopal and obtained his Licentiate in Liturgy from the Institut Catholique de Paris, France.

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