Toa Thanh chnh thc chap nhan n xin ve hu

cua c Cha Giuse Nguyen Van Yen

nguyen Giam Muc giao phan Phat Diem

 

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Toa Thanh chnh thc chap nhan n xin ve hu cua c Cha Giuse Nguyen Van Yen, nguyen Giam Muc giao phan Phat Diem.

Tin Vatican (Vat 14/04/2007) - Toa Thanh Vatican cho biet, vao ngay 14 thang 4 nam 2007, TC Beneito XVI a chap nhan n xin ve hu cua c Cha Giuse Nguyen Van Yen, nguyen giam muc giao phan Phat Diem, chieu theo khoan luat 401, oan 2, Luat Giao Hoi.

c Cha Giuse Nguyen Van Yen, sinh ngay 26/12/1942 tai Vnh Tr, Phat Diem. Thu phong Linh Muc ngay 26/06/1977. Ngay 14/11/1988 c c Thanh Cha Gioan Phaolo II bo nhiem lam Giam Muc Pho Giao Phan Phat Diem va c thu phong Giam Muc ngay 16/12/1988. Sau khi c Cha Phaolo Bui Chu Tao, nguyen Giam Muc chnh toa Giao Phan Phat Diem, c c Thanh Cha Gioan Phaolo II chap thuan n ve hu ngay 3/11/1998, c Cha Giuse Nguyen Van Yen len ke nhiem chc vu Giam Muc Chnh Toa Giao Phan Phat Diem cho en ngay 14/04/2007 ngh hu.

Giao Phan Phat Diem c bat au truyen giao bi cha P. Marques va cha Alexandre de Rhodes (ac Lo) trong nhng thi gian khi au truyen giao cua Giao Hoi Viet Nam. Hai cha a gii thieu Tin Mng c Kito cho ngi dan Than Phu (Hao Nho) vao cuoi thang 5 en gia thang 6-1627, at khi iem cho viec rao giang va song Tin Mng tai vung Phat Diem. T nam 1631, cac cha dong Ten thay nhau coi soc, nam 1670 co them cac cha thuoc Hoi Tha Sai Paris.

T nam 1659, Toa Thanh thanh lap giao phan ang Ngoai, nam 1679 lap them giao phan ong va Tay, vung at giao phan Phat Diem ngay nay thuoc giao phan Tay ang Ngoai do c cha Jacques de Bourges coi soc. Khi o Phat Diem co ong giao hu tai cac c s, giao x do cac cha dong Ten va Hoi Tha Sai Paris phuc vu. Cong ong Bac Ha hop lan au tien tai Pho Hien 14-2-1670, c c Clemens X phe chuan ngay 14-12-1673, ieu th ba ghi lai: "Thay ca Philiphe Nhieu se lam phuc x Thanh Hoa Thng" (mot phan at thuoc Phat Diem ngay nay).

Theo bao cao cua c cha Bourges, nam 1707-1712, cac cha dong Ten phuc vu tai vung Phat Diem la 34 nha th va nha nguyen vi 4,540 giao hu.

Ngay 27-3-1846, c Gregorius XVI ky sac lenh phan chia giao phan Tay ang Ngoai thanh 2 giao phan, mot van gi ten cu giao phan Tay va giao phan mi ten Nam. Vung at Phat Diem (co 4 x vi so giao hu: Phuc Nhac 10,600, Yen Van 1,598, Bach Bat 3,482, va ong Cha 4,000), thuoc giao phan Tay do c cha P.A. Retord Lieu coi soc.

Nam 1875-1899, cu Sau Tran Luc va giao dan xay dng 10 cong trnh o so tai khu vc nha th chnh toa ngay nay. ay la cong trnh kien truc A ong oc ao nhat cua Giao Hoi Viet Nam con ton tai. Quan the nay gom 10 cong trnh nha th ln, cac nha th nho, hang a tang xac... theo loi kien truc A ong co bang a rat o so va my thuat.

Nam 1895, Toa Thanh chia giao phan Tay thanh 2 giao phan, mot van gi ten cu giao phan Tay, giao phan mi lay ten goi giao phan oai (sau nay la Hng Hoa). Phan at giao phan Phat Diem thuoc giao phan Tay do c cha P.M. Gendreau ong coi soc.

Ngay 2-4-1901, c Leo XIII, ban chieu th chia giao phan Tay thanh hai: giao phan Tay sau nay la Ha Noi, giao phan mi lay ten goi giao phan Thanh gom tnh Ninh Bnh, Thanh Hoa va Chau Lao, do c cha Alexandre J.P. Marcou Thanh coi soc. Khi mi thanh lap, giao phan gom: 48 linh muc Viet, 21 tha sai Phap, 112 thay giang, 18 ai chung sinh, 145 tieu chung sinh va 85,000 giao dan.

Ngay 3-12-1924, cac giao phan c oi ten theo a ban hanh chnh, ni at toa giam muc, nen giao phan Thanh oi thanh giao phan tong toa Phat Diem.

Nam 1932, xet thnh nguyen cua c cha Marcou Thanh, Toa Thanh lay mot phan at thuoc giao phan Phat Diem e thanh lap giao phan mi lay ten giao phan Thanh Hoa.

Ngay 11-6-1933, c Pio XI at c cha G.B. Nguyen Ba Tong la giam muc ngi Viet Nam au tien coi soc giao phan tong toa Phat Diem, khi iem cho Hang Giao Pham Viet Nam.

Ngay 24-11-1960, Sac ch Venerabilium Nostrorum thanh lap Hang Giao Pham Viet Nam, va nang cac giao phan hieu toa Viet Nam len hang chnh toa. Giao phan Phat Diem thuoc giao tnh Ha Noi, c cha Phaolo Bui Chu Tao c bo nhiem lam giam muc chnh toa au tien tai Phat Diem. Ngai ngh hu nam 1998 va mat nam 2001.

Giao phan Phat Diem chu yeu nam trong tnh Ninh Bnh (64 giao x) va mot giao x thuoc huyen Lac Thuy va 2 ho le thuoc huyen Yen Thuy, tnh Hoa Bnh. Bac giap giao phan Ha Noi, ong giap giao phan Bui Chu, Tay giap giao phan Thanh Hoa, Nam giap Bien ong. Dien tch giao phan: 1,787 km2. Tong so dan a phng la 915,900 ngi. So dan Cong giao la 146,335 ngi. Dan chung a so lam nghe nong. Nhng sac toc song trong vung: ch co dan toc Mng.

 

Joseph Trng

(t lieu: da theo Niem Giam nam 2005 cua Giao Hoi Cong Giao Viet Nam)

 


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