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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Chittagong

Bangladesh Bangladesh

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 27,647 km²

Population: 48,917 Catholics (0.3% of 19,188,306 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Barisal, Khulna

Neighbouring Dioceses: Barisal (←), Agartala (↑), Aizawl (↗), Pyay (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

Statistics: 11 parishes, 18 priests (10 diocesan, 8 religious), 75 lay religious (10 brothers, 65 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.02.02 – ...):Archbishop Moses Costa, C.S.C. (66)Archbishop Moses Costa, C.S.C. (66)

Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Chittagong (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Moses Costa, C.S.C. (66)Archbishop Moses Costa, C.S.C. (66)Permalink
(2017.02.02 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh)
Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh

Joy of Communion in Contemplation and Service

Born:1950.11.17 (Bangladesh)
Ordained Priest:1981.02.05
Consecrated Bishop:1996.09.06

Bishop of Dinajpur (Bangladesh) (1996.07.05 – 2011.04.06)

Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh (2007.07 – ...)

Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh) (2011.04.06 – 2017.02.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh) (2017.02.02 – ...)

Bishops of Chittagong (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Moses Costa, C.S.C. (66)Bishop Moses Costa, C.S.C. (66) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2011.04.06 – 2017.02.02)

(see above)

Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. (73)Bishop Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C. (73) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1995.02.03 – 2010.11.25)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi
Metropolitan Archbishop of Dhaka (Bangladesh)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh

Joy in communion

Born:1943.10.01 (Bangladesh)
Ordained Priest:1972.10.08
Consecrated Bishop:1990.09.12
Created Cardinal:2016.11.19

Bishop of Rajshahi (Bangladesh) (1990.05.21 – 1995.02.03)

Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh) (1995.02.03 – 2010.11.25)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Dhaka (Bangladesh) (2010.11.25 – 2011.10.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dhaka (Bangladesh) (2011.10.22 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh (2011.12 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e Santi Martiri Canadesi (2016.11.19 – ...)

Bishop Joachim J. Rozario, C.S.C.Permalink
(1968.08.03 – 1994.06.30)

Joy and peace

Born:1930.09.02 (Bangladesh)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1968.11.17
Died:1996.06.09 († 65)

Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh) (1968.08.03 – 1994.06.30)

Bishop Raymond Larose, C.S.C.Permalink
(1952.03.20 – 1968.08.03)

Justitia

Born:1897.01.10 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1926.02.07
Consecrated Bishop:1952.07.02
Died:1984.05.17 († 87)

Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh) (1952.03.20 – 1968.08.03)

Titular Bishop of Thysdrus (1968.08.03 – 1984.05.17)

Bishop Arthur-Alfred Lepailleur, C.S.C.Permalink
(1927.06.18 – 1951.03.08)

Juxta crucem tecum stare

Born:1886.08.09 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1911.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1927.10.30
Died:1952.04.12 († 65)

Bishop of Chittagong (Bangladesh) (1927.06.18 – 1951.03.08)

Titular Bishop of Ciparissia (1951.03.08 – 1952.04.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.03.15

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