André Nguyên Van Nam
After visiting a seminary Nguyên Van Nam received the on March 29, 1952 ordination . After more than twenty years of priesthood, he was appointed coadjutor of the diocese of Mỹ Tho on June 6, 1975 and at the same time titular bishop of Puppi . Four days later, on June 10, 1975, the then Bishop of Mỹ Tho, Joseph Trãn-Vãn-Thiên , donated him episcopal ordination .
On February 24, 1989, he succeeded Joseph Trãn-Vãn-Thiên and finally became Bishop of Mỹ Tho himself and held this office for more than ten years until his resignation on March 26, 1999. He was succeeded as bishop by Paul Bùi Van Ðoc .
Bishop of Mỹ Tho
|Paul Bùi Van Ðoc|
|SURNAME||Nguyên Van Nam, André|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Vietnamese Bishop of Mỹ Tho|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 24, 1922|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Thanh My An|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 16, 2006|