Diocese of

Pekhon

Myanmar Myanmar

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pekhon / Pekhonen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Taunggyi

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.12.15 – ...):Bishop Peter Hla (72)Bishop Peter Hla (72)
Coadjutor Bishop (2024.03.25 – ...):Bishop Felice Ba Htoo (60)Bishop-elect Felice Ba Htoo (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pekhon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Hla (72)Bishop Peter Hla (72)
(2005.12.15 – ...)

Bishop of Pekhon (Myanmar)

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

Priest of Taunggyi (Myanmar) (1981.03.08 – 2001.03.13)

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 – ...)

Special Churches

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

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 16,240 km²

Population: 58,448 Catholics (14.7% of 396,700 total)

Pastoral Centres: 16 parishes

Personnel: 44 priests (diocesan), 1 deacon, 67 religious (6 brothers, 61 sisters), 5 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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