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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Yangon

Myanmar Myanmar

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 47,192 km²

Population: 62,490 Catholics (0.5% of 12,191,500 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Hpa-an, Mawlamyine, Pathein, Pyay

Neighbouring Dioceses: Pathein (←), Pyay (↖), Taungngu (↑), Hpa-an (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 42 parishes, 8 missions, 112 priests (89 diocesan, 23 religious), 454 lay religious (72 brothers, 382 sisters), 47 seminarians (2015)

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2003.05.24 – ...):Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (69)Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (69)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ireneo a Centocelle

Auxiliary Bishop (2014.12.30 – ...):Bishop John Saw Yaw Han (49)Bishop John Saw Yaw Han (49)

Titular Bishop of Buffada

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Yangon (Roman Rite)

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (69)Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (69)Permalink
(2003.05.24 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ireneo a Centocelle
Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar)

Omnia possum in eo

Born:1948.10.29 (Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1976.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1990.12.16
Created Cardinal:2015.02.14

Bishop of Lashio (Myanmar) (1990.07.07 – 1996.03.13)

Bishop of Pathein (Myanmar) (1996.03.13 – 2003.05.24)

President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2000 – 2006)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar) (2003.05.24 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Ireneo a Centocelle (2015.02.14 [2015.10.21] – ...)

Bishop Sotero Phamo (74)Bishop Sotero Phamo (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2002.09.30 – 2003.05.24)

Archbishop Gabriel Thohey Mahn-GabyPermalink
(1991.10.08 – 2002.09.30)

Born:1927.09.19 (Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1965.02.02
Died:2016.05.05 († 88)

Titular Archbishop of Stauropolis (1964.11.09 – 1971.06.19)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Rangoon (Myanmar) (1964.11.09 – 1971.06.19)

President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1969 – 1976)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rangoon (Myanmar) (1971.06.19 – 1991.10.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar) (1991.10.08 – 2002.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Rangoon (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gabriel Thohey Mahn-GabyPermalink
(1971.06.19 – 1991.10.08)

(see above)

Archbishop Victor Bazin, M.E.P.Permalink
(1955.01.01 – 1971.06.19)

Born:1905.01.24 (France)
Ordained Priest:1929.02.23
Consecrated Bishop:1953.10.18
Died:1975.01.26 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Achyraus (1953.05.07 – 1955.01.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Rangoon (Myanmar) (1953.05.07 – 1955.01.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rangoon (Myanmar) (1955.01.01 – 1971.06.19)

President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference (1967 – 1969)

Vicars Apostolic of Rangoon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor Bazin, M.E.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1953.05.07 – 1955.01.01)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Southern Burma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Frédéric-Joseph-Marie Provost, M.E.P.Permalink
(1931.04.10 – 1952.09.27)

Born:1877.06.21 (France)
Ordained Priest:1900.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1929.11.21
Died:1952.09.27 († 75)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1929.05.20 – 1931.04.10)

Titular Bishop of Macri (1929.05.20 – 1952.09.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1931.04.10 – 1952.09.27)

Bishop Félix-Henri-François-Donatien Perroy, M.E.P.Permalink
(1925.10.18 – 1931.04.10)

Born:1866.05.31 (France)
Ordained Priest:1889.03.03
Consecrated Bishop:1921.01.18
Died:1931.04.10 († 64)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1920.05.11 – 1925.10.18)

Titular Bishop of Medea (1920.05.11 – 1931.04.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1925.10.18 – 1931.04.10)

Bishop Alexandre Cardot, M.E.P.Permalink
(1894.03.19 – 1925.10.18)

Born:1857.01.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1879.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1893.06.24
Died:1925.10.18 († 68)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1893.03.21 – 1894.03.19)

Titular Bishop of Limyra (1893.03.21 – 1925.10.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1894.03.19 – 1925.10.18)

Bishop Paul Ambroise Bigandet, M.E.P.Permalink
(1870.07.19 – 1894.03.13)

Born:1813.08.13 (France)
Ordained Priest:1837.02.18
Consecrated Bishop:1846.03.30
Died:1894.03.13 († 80)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western Siam (Malaysia) (1846.03.27 – 1866)

Titular Bishop of Ramata (1846.03.27 – 1894.03.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Burma (Myanmar) (1856 – 1866.11.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Southwestern Burma (Myanmar) (1866.11.27 – 1870.07.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Burma (Myanmar) (1870.07.19 – 1894.03.13)

Vicars Apostolic of Southwestern Burma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Ambroise Bigandet, M.E.P.Permalink
(1866.11.27 – 1870.07.19)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.04.08

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