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Diocese of

Loikaw

Myanmar Myanmar

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,670 km²

Population: 81,074 Catholics (22.6% of 358,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Taunggyi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Taungngu (←), Pekhon (↑), Chiang Mai (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 39 parishes, 8 missions, 139 priests (98 diocesan, 41 religious), 262 lay religious (52 brothers, 210 sisters), 27 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.15 – ...):Bishop Sephen Tjephe (62)Bishop Sephen Tjephe (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Loikaw (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sephen Tjephe (62)Bishop Sephen Tjephe (62)Permalink
(2014.11.15 – ...)

Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar)

In the name of God

Born:1955.08.01 (Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1984.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:2009.11.21

Titular Bishop of Nova barbara (2009.06.19 – 2014.11.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar) (2009.06.19 – 2014.11.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Loikaw (Myanmar) (2014.04.26 – 2014.11.15)

Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar) (2014.11.15 – ...)

Bishop Sephen Tjephe (62)Bishop Sephen Tjephe (62)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.04.26 – 2014.11.15)

Bishop Sotero Phamo (74)Bishop Sotero Phamo (74)Permalink
(1988.11.14 – 2014.04.26)

Bishop emeritus of Loikaw (Myanmar)

We are one family

Born:1943.11.23 (Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1972.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1989.04.22

Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar) (1988.11.14 – 2014.04.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Yangon (Myanmar) (2002.09.30 – 2003.05.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.04.08

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