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Archbishop Named for Huê, Vietnam

Will Continue as Administrator of Thanh Hóa

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Pope Francis appointed Bishop Joseph Nguyên Chí Linh of Thanh Hóa, Vietnam, as Archbishop of Huê, Vietnam, and as apostolic administrator sede vacante et ad nutum Sanctae Sedis of the diocese of Thanh Hoa.
He succeeds Archbishop François Xavier Lê Văn Hông, whose resignation from the pastoral care of the same archdiocese was accepted by the Holy Father.
The Huê Archdiocese has a population of some 1.9 million, with around 69,000 Catholics. They are served by some 135 priests and 1,300 religious.

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