Catholic Church


Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Myanmar)


Also known as: Myanmar (Deutsch, español, Italiano, Português), la Birmanie (français), le Myanmar (français), Birma (polski), 緬甸 (正體中文), ミャンマー (日本語), Birmania (latine)

Formerly: Burma

Continent: South and East Asia

Capital: Naypyidaw

Area: 653,508 km²

Population: 55,123,814

Saints: 4 Blesseds

Religions: Buddhist 87.9%, Christian 6.2%, Muslim 4.3%, Animist 0.8%, Hindu 0.5%, other 0.2%, none 0.1%

Languages: Burmese (official)

Ethnic Groups: Burman (Bamar) 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%, other 5%

Neighbouring Countries: India India, ← Bangladesh Bangladesh, ↗ China China, → Laos Laos, ↘ Thailand Thailand

Jurisdictions (16): Metr. Archdioceses Metr. Archdiocese (3), Dioceses Diocese (13)

Roman Rite (16): Banmaw, Hakha, Hpa-an, Kalay, Kengtung, Lashio, Loikaw, Mandalay, Mawlamyine, Myitkyina, Pathein, Pekhon, Pyay, Taunggyi, Taungngu, Yangon

by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Jurisdictions | Former Jurisdictions

CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/1 total): Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (74)Bo (74) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events

Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (16)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations

Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Myanmar

Conference of Bishops: Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Myanmar (M.C.B.C.) Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (74)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (74)

Last updated on 2023.01.26

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