Diocese of Can Tho

Bishop Tri

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Bishop Stephanus Buu Thien Tri

Bishop's Residence, 12 Nguyen Trai st, An Hoi ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city, Vietnam

+84 710 3815 299

Fax :-

tribuuthien@hcm.vnn.vn

Coadjutor Bishop Stephanus Tri Buu Thien was born in Hau Giang province on Feb. 15, 1950. He was ordained a priest for Can Tho diocese on July 22, 1987. Bishop Thien then furthered his studies in Rome from 1994 to 1998 and obtained a doctorate in moral theology from the Pontifical Urbaniana University. He was ordained coadjutor bishop of Can Tho diocese on Feb. 18, 2003.He succeded Bishop Emmanuel Le Phong Thuan on Oct 17, 2010.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Emmanuel Phong Thuan Le (1990-2010)
  • Bishop Jacob Nguyen Ngoc Quang (1965-1990)
  • Bishop Phillip Nguyen Kim Dien (1960-1965)
  • Bishop Paul Nguyen Van Binh (1955-1960)

UN expert on religious freedom to visit Vietnam

UN expert on religious freedom to visit Vietnam In a statement, CSW recalled criticisms and concerns raised by the new decree which regulates religious affairs; the ‘Decree 92’ gives arbitrary powers to government officials.