Diocese of

Taungngu

Myanmar Myanmar

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Taungngu / Taungoo / Tunguen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Taunggyi

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.07.16 – ...):Bishop John Saw Gawdy (68)Bishop John Saw Gawdy (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Taungngu (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Saw Gawdy (68)Bishop John Saw Gawdy (68)
(2023.07.16 – ...)

Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar)

Born:1955.10.21 (Domapholi, Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1983.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:2020.11.29

Priest of Taungngu (Myanmar) (1983.04.09 – 2020.06.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar) (2020.06.29 – 2023.07.16)

Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar) (2023.07.16 – ...)

Bishop Isaac Danu (75)Bishop Isaac Danu (75)
(1996.07.31 – 2023.07.16)

Bishop emeritus of Taungngu (Myanmar)

Disciple of Gospel

Born:1948.03.09 (Preso, Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1975.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1985.01.17

Priest of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1975.04.06 – 1984.06.04)

Titular Bishop of Bonusta (1984.06.04 – 1989.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1984.06.04 – 1989.09.01)

Bishop of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1989.09.01 – 1996.07.31)

Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar) (1996.07.31 – 2023.07.16)

Bishops of Toungoo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Isaac Danu (75)Bishop Isaac Danu (75)
(1989.09.01 – 1996.07.31)

(see above)

Bishop Sebastian U Shwe Yauk
(1961.03.21 – 1988.07.13)

Born:1918.01.18 (Myanmar)
Ordained Priest:1946.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.21
Died:1988.07.13 († 70)

Bishop of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1961.03.21 – 1988.07.13)

Bishop Alfredo Lanfranconi, P.I.M.E.
(1955.01.01 – 1959.11.26)

Born:1888.12.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1912.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1937.08.29
Died:1959.11.26 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Zerta (1937.07.01 – 1955.01.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1937.07.01 – 1955.01.01)

Bishop of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1955.01.01 – 1959.11.26)

Vicars Apostolic of Toungoo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alfredo Lanfranconi, P.I.M.E.
(1937.07.01 – 1955.01.01)

(see above)

Bishop Emmanuel Segrada, P.I.M.E.
(1908.05.10 – 1936)

Born:1860.07.10 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1909.01.24

Titular Bishop of Hirina (1908.05.10 – 1936)

Vicar Apostolic of Toungoo (Myanmar) (1908.05.10 – 1936)

Vicars Apostolic of Eastern Burma (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rocco Tornatore, M.E.M.
(1889.11.18 – 1908)

Born:1836.01.07 (Italy)
Died:1908 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Castabala (1889.11.18 – 1908)

Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Burma (Myanmar) (1889.11.18 – 1908)

Fr. Tancredi Conti
(1882.02.12 – 1889?)

Vicar Apostolic of Eastern Burma (Myanmar) (1882.02.12 – 1889?)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Pyay (←), Mandalay (↑), Pekhon (↗), Loikaw (→), Hpa-an (↘), Yangon (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 49,600 km²

Population: 43,465 Catholics (1.2% of 3,598,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 22 parishes

Personnel: 65 priests (diocesan), 130 religious (130 sisters), 9 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Religious

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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