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Diocese of

Loikaw

Myanmar Myanmar

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Loikaw / Loikaven(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Taunggyi

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Taungngu (←), Pekhon (↑), Chiang Mai (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Loikaw (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sephen TjephePermalink
(2014.11.15 – 2020.12.16)

In the name of God

Born:1955.08.01 (Danoku, Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1984.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:2009.11.21
Died:2020.12.16 (Loikaw, Myanmar † 65)

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 – 2020.12.16)

Bishop Sephen TjephePermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.04.26 – 2014.11.15)

Bishop Sotero Phamo (78)Bishop Sotero Phamo (78)Permalink
(1988.11.14 – 2014.04.26)

Bishop emeritus of Loikaw (Myanmar)

We are one family

Born:1943.11.23 (Hoya, 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

Statistics

Area: 11,730 km²

Population: 91,773 Catholics (30.3% of 303,351 total) (2020)

Statistics: 40 parishes, 1 mission, 104 priests (88 diocesan, 16 religious), 254 lay religious (20 brothers, 234 sisters), 20 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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