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Diocese of

Pekhon

Myanmar Myanmar

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 16,240 km²

Population: 50,568 Catholics (17.2% of 294,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Taunggyi

Neighbouring Dioceses: Taungngu (↙), Mandalay (↖), Taunggyi (↑), Kengtung (→), Chiang Mai (↘), Loikaw (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 15 parishes, 44 priests (diocesan), 62 lay religious (6 brothers, 56 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.12.15 – ...):Bishop Peter Hla (66)Bishop Peter Hla (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pekhon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Hla (66)Bishop Peter Hla (66)Permalink
(2005.12.15 – ...)

Bishop of Pekhon (Myanmar)

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Born:1952.01.15 (Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1981.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.15

Titular Bishop of Castellum in Numidia (2001.03.13 – 2005.12.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Taunggyi (Myanmar) (2001.03.13 – 2005.12.15)

Bishop of Pekhon (Myanmar) (2005.12.15 – ...)


as of 2018.02.04

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