Bui Chu Bishop’s House
Xuan Ngoc commune,
Xuan Truong district,
Nam Dinh province
Phone: Mobile +84 938 113 903
Fax :+84 061 3781 080
Email: [email protected]
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Bishop Thomas Vu Dinh Hieu was born on Oct. 30, 1954 in northern Bui Chu diocese. After his family moved to the south, he studied philosophy and theology at local minor and major seminaries and Pius X Pontifical Institute in Da Lat from 1966 to 1977. He served at a parish and worked at the bishop's house until he was ordained a priest on Jan. 25, 1999. He furthered his studies in France from 2000 to 2006 and obtained a master's of moral theology. After he returned to Vietnam, he worked at the bishop's house until he was named auxiliary bishop on July 25, 2009. His episcopal ordination took place on Oct.10 that year.
He speaks, except his native language, French.
He was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Bùi Chu on Dec 24, 2012.
He succeded Bishop Joseph Van Tiem Hoang on Aug 17, 2013 .