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Joseph-Marie Cardinal Trinh van-Can

Joseph-Marie Cardinal Trinh van-Can, Vietnamese archbishop of Hanoi. Member of Congregation: Evangelization of Peoples.
  • Background

    Van-Can, Joseph-Marie Cardinal Trinh was born on March 19, 1921 in Trac But, Vietnam.
  • Career

    • With Hanoi Archdiocese; ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1949; ordained titular bishop of Ela; coadjutor archbishop of Hanoi, 1978; elevated Sacred College Cardinals, 1979; archbishop of Hanoi, since 1978; Titular Church St. Mary in Via; Author: The New Testament (Vietnamese), 1975, Four Manners of Meditating The Way of the Cross, 1983, Four Ways of Adoration Before The Blessed Sacrament, 1985, (liturgical songs) The Bible (Old and New Testament in Vietnamese), 1987, The Prayer, 1988, Manuel of Seminarists and Priests, 1989; contributor chapters to books & articles to publications.


    • Congregation: Evangelization of Peoples

    Born March 19, 1921
    • With Hanoi Archdiocese
    • ordained titular bishop of Ela
    • 1949
      ordained priest Roman Catholic Church
    • 1978
      coadjutor archbishop of Hanoi
    • 1978
      archbishop of Hanoi
    • 1979
      elevated Sacred College Cardinals