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Apostolic Vicariate of Vientiane
Apostolic Vicar Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun
Cardinal Mangkhanekhoun
Apostolic Vicar Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun
Centre Catholique,
B.P. 113, Vientiane,
Laos

Phone: (021)216.593
Fax :215.085
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Bishop Louis-Marie Ling Mangkhanekhoun was born on April 8, 1944, in Bonha-Louang. He was ordained a priest on Nov. 5, 1972. Pope John Paul II appointed him on Oct. 30, 2000 Vicar Apostolic of Paksé. His episcopal ordination was on April, 22, 2001.

On 16 Dec 2017, he was appointed as Vicar Apostolic of Vientiane. On 22 April 2018, he was installed as Cardinal-Priest of San Silvestro in Capite.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Jean Khamse Vithavong (7 Apr 1984 Succeeded - 2 Feb 2017 Retired)
  • Bishop Thomas Nantha (1975 - 1984)
  • Bishop Etienne-Auguste-Germain Loosdregt, O.M.I (1952 - 1975)
  • Father Giovanni Enrico Mazoyer, O.M.I (1938 - 1952)
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