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Diocese of Xuan Loc

Bishop Dominic Chu Trinh Nguyen
Bishop  Dominic Chu Trinh Nguyen
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Bishop Dominic Chu Trinh Nguyen
Bishop House, Y70 Hung Vuong st, Xuan Binh ward, Long Khanh town, Dong Nai province, Vietnam
+84 061 3877 256
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Bishop Dominic Nguyen Chu Trinh was born on March 20, 1940 in Phu Nhai parish in Nam Dinh province. His family moved to the south in 1954 after French troops were defeated by communist forces in Dien Bien Phu battlefield. He studied philosophy and theology at Saint Joseph Major Seminary in Sai Gon (now Ho Chi Minh City) from 1960-1966 before he was ordained a priest for Xuan Loc diocese on April 29, 1966. He served as pastor of the Xuan Loc Cathedral from 1978 and became the vicar general of the diocese in 2000. He was named bishop of the diocese on Sept. 30, 2004 and his episcopal ordination took place on Nov. 11 that year.

Bishop Trinh heads the Episcopal Commission for Charitable and Social Action of the Vietnam Bishops' Conference.

In addition to his native language, he speaks English and French.
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