16 Churches to explore in Vietnam
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The diocese of Bac Ninh is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The bishop position is vacant since June 2006. The creation of the diocese in the present form was declared on November 24, 1960. The diocese covers an area of 12,227 km² and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Hanoi. By 2004, the Diocese of Bac Ninh had about 123,090 believers , 23 priests, and 47 parishes. Queen of the Rosary Cathedral in Bac Ninh has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.
Diocese of Kon Tum is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The bishop since 2015 is Aloysius Gonzaga Nguyễn Hùng Vị. More than 16% of the million persons living in its area are Roman Catholics. Many of them belong to ethnic minorities. It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Huế. It was erected as a Vicariate Apostolic on January 18, 1932. On November 24, 1960, it was elevated to a diocese. In 1967, some of the territories were split off to form the new Diocese of Ban Mê Thuột.
The diocese of Cần Thơ is a Roman Catholic diocese of Vietnam. The creation of the diocese in present form was declared November 24, 1960. The diocese covers an area of 13,257 km2, and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh city. By 2004, the diocese of Cần Thơ had about 176,424 believers, 153 priests and 131 parishes. Sacred Heart Cathedral in Cần Thơ has been assigned as the Cathedral of the diocese.
The diocese of Đà Nẵng is a Roman Catholic diocese in central Vietnam. The bishop is Joseph Chau Ngoc Tri since 2006. The creation of the diocese in the present form was declared on January 18, 1963. The diocese covers an area of 11,690 km² and is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Huế.
The Diocese of Đà Lat is a Latin suffragan diocese of Roman Catholic church in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan of the Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. Its cathedral episcopal see is Nhà Thờ Chình Toà Thánh Nicola Bari, in the southern city of Da Lat, Lâm Đồng Province, Central Highlands.
The holy church which was located in the heart of the Ben Tre province. The Holy Mother of Mary Ben Tre is the name of Vietnamese Catholics referring to the phenomenon of the image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help appearing after blurring the image for more than 3 months under the canal. The Roman church where the photo is stored - belongs to the Diocese of Vinh Long, one of three Catholic pilgrimage centers in Vietnam recognized by the Vietnamese government.
The Queen of Peace Cathedral also called Regina Pacis Cathedral or Long Xuyên Cathedral is a religious building that is located in Long Xuyen, capital city of the province of An Giang in the Mekong Delta region in the southwest Asian country of Vietnam. It is under the pastoral responsibility of the Bishop Joseph Trần Xuân Tiếu. It stands a large statue dedicated to the Virgin Mary and a tower of 55 meters high.
Mang Lang Church is a Roman Catholic church in Vietnam, Phú Yên Province, 35 km from Tuy Hòa. The church was built in 1892 by French missionary Father Joseph Lacassagne in the gothic style. This place was the native village of blessed Andrew of Phu Yen beheaded in 1644. It is now an important shrine, as Andrew has declared Patron of the youth.
Established by French colonists who initially named it L'eglise de Saïgon, the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. The name Notre-Dame Cathedral has been used since 1959. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet). All the original building materials were imported from France and the cathedral foundation was designed to bear ten times the weight of the cathedral.
The Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of the Rosary Phat Diem is the largest architectural Catholic entire Vietnam. It was built by Father Six at the end of the xix th century and is located in the district of Kim Son, 30 kilometers from Ninh Binh. It depends on the diocese of Phát Diêm.
The Basilica of Immaculate Conception is a neo-Gothic Roman Catholic basilica in Phú Nhai, Xuân Trường, Nam Định, Vietnam. The basilica rises to a height of 30 meters and is flanked by two bell towers, each of which is 44 meters long. The bell towers contain 4 bells, each of which weighs two tons. In front of the church, there is a square with two monuments. This church was an architectural marvel in this area.
Late 19th-century Neo-Gothic style church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million Catholics in the country. Construction of the church began in 1886, with the architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first structures built by the French colonial government in Indochina when it opened in December 1886. It is the oldest church in Hanoi.
Tam Toa is an old Catholic Church built in the 19th century. It was once a central part of the Dong Hoi town but after a fatal bombing during the Vietnam War, only the church façade and the bell remains behind a wrought iron gate. The Church stands as a testimony to Vietnamese strength and attracts a large number of history buffs and war relic enthusiasts every year.
The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of Kiện Khê or basilica Sở Kiện is a cathedral built in Kiện Khê , cap It served as a diocesan cathedral from 1882 to 1936. It was raised to the rank of minor basilica on June 24, 2010and, therefore, constitutes one of the four basilicas of Vietnam .ital of the rural district of Thanh Liêm, province of Hà Nam, in the Red River Delta, north of Vietnam, in ancient Tonkin.