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2025.01.01

Myanmar Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., resigned as President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

2024.03.26

Myanmar Fr. Francis Than Htun, Priest of Yangon (Myanmar), was elected Titular Bishop of Strongoli and Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar)

2024.03.25

Myanmar Fr. Felice Ba Htoo, Priest of Pekhon (Myanmar), was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Pekhon (Myanmar)

2023.08.25

Myanmar Fr. Henry Eikhlein was consecrated as Bishop of Pathein (Myanmar)

2023.07.16

Myanmar Bishop Isaac Danu resigned as Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar)

Myanmar Bishop John Saw Gawdy succeeded as Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar)

2023.06.29

Myanmar Fr. Celso Ba Shwe was consecrated as Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar)

2023.05.31

Myanmar Fr. Henry Eikhlein, Priest of Pathein (Myanmar), was elected Bishop of Pathein (Myanmar)

Myanmar Bishop Maurice Nyunt Wai succeeded as Bishop of Mawlamyine (Myanmar)

Myanmar Bishop Raymond Saw Po Ray resigned as Bishop of Mawlamyine (Myanmar)

2023.03.29

Myanmar Fr. Celso Ba Shwe, Priest of Loikaw (Myanmar), was elected Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar)

2023.01.25

Italy Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to Poland, was appointed as President of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy

2022.11.04

Myanmar Bishop John Saw Yaw Han, Titular Bishop of Buffada, Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar) and General Secretary of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference, was appointed as Bishop of Kengtung (Myanmar)

2022.07.16

South Korea Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (장인남 바오로 / 張仁南), Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand, Apostolic Delegate to Laos and Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Netherlands

2022.04.24

Myanmar Fr. Maurice Nyunt Wai was consecrated as Coadjutor Bishop of Mawlamyine (Myanmar)

2022.02.22

Myanmar Fr. Maurice Nyunt Wai, Priest of Pathein (Myanmar), was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Mawlamyine (Myanmar)

2021.08.12

Myanmar Archbishop Matthias U Shwe, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Taunggyi (Myanmar), passed away at 77

2021.07.22

Myanmar Bishop John Hsane Hgyi, Bishop of Pathein (Myanmar), passed away at 67

2021.02.14

Myanmar Fr. Noel Saw Naw Aye was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Malamocco and Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar)

2021.01.14

Italy Archbishop Giovanni D’Aniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Uzbekistan

2020.12.16

Myanmar Bishop Sephen Tjephe, Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar), passed away at 65

2020.11.29

Myanmar Fr. John Saw Gawdy was consecrated as Coadjutor Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar)

2020.11.18

Myanmar Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar) and President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Myitkyina (Myanmar)

Myanmar Bishop Francis Daw Tang resigned as Bishop of Myitkyina (Myanmar)

2020.11.10

Myanmar Fr. Noel Saw Naw Aye, Priest of Yangon (Myanmar), was elected Titular Bishop of Malamocco and Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar)

2020.10.24

Myanmar Archbishop Paul Zinghtung Grawng, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Mandalay (Myanmar), passed away at 82

2020.06.29

Myanmar Fr. John Saw Gawdy, Priest of Taungngu (Myanmar), was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Taungngu (Myanmar)

2020.06.24

Myanmar Bishop Lucas Jeimphaung Dau Ze, S.D.B., succeeded as Bishop of Lashio (Myanmar)

Myanmar Bishop Philip Lasap Za Hawng resigned as Bishop of Lashio (Myanmar)

2020.06.01

Italy Archbishop Giovanni D’Aniello, Apostolic Nuncio to Brazil, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Russian Federation

2020.02.20

Myanmar Bishop Peter Louis Cakü, Bishop of Kengtung (Myanmar), passed away at 67

2020.01.30

Myanmar Fr. Lucas Jeimphaung Dau Ze, S.D.B., was consecrated as Coadjutor Bishop of Lashio (Myanmar)

2020

Myanmar Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar) and President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences, was appointed as President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Myanmar Bishop Felix Lian Khen Thang resigned as President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2019.10.19

Myanmar Fr. Alfredo Cremonesi, P.I.M.E., was beatified

2019.10.18

Myanmar Fr. Lucas Jeimphaung Dau Ze, S.D.B., was elected Coadjutor Bishop of Lashio (Myanmar)

2019.06.23

Myanmar Fr. Mark Tin Win was consecrated as Metropolitan Archbishop of Mandalay (Myanmar)

2019.04.25

Myanmar Archbishop Nicholas Mang Thang resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Mandalay (Myanmar)

Myanmar Fr. Mark Tin Win, Priest of Mandalay (Myanmar), was elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Mandalay (Myanmar)

2018.11.16

Myanmar Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar), was appointed as President of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

2017.10.25

Myanmar Bishop Joseph Mahn Erie, Bishop emeritus of Bassein (Myanmar), passed away at 92

2017.09.12

Italy Archbishop Adriano Bernardini (裴納德) resigned as Apostolic Nuncio to Italy and Apostolic Nuncio to San Marino

2017.08.12

South Korea Archbishop Paul Tschang In-nam (장인남 바오로 / 張仁南), Apostolic Delegate to Myanmar, Apostolic Nuncio to Cambodia, Apostolic Nuncio to Thailand and Apostolic Delegate to Laos, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Myanmar

2017

Myanmar Bishop John Hsane Hgyi, Bishop of Pathein (Myanmar), was appointed as General Secretary of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Myanmar Bishop John Saw Yaw Han, Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar), was appointed as General Secretary of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2016.08.06

Italy Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Apostolic Nuncio to Nepal, was appointed as Apostolic Nuncio to Poland

2016.06.24

Myanmar Bishop Basilio Athai, Titular Bishop of Tasaccora, Auxiliary Bishop of Taunggyi (Myanmar) and Apostolic Administrator of Taunggyi (Myanmar), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Taunggyi (Myanmar)

2016.05.05

Myanmar Archbishop Gabriel Thohey Mahn-Gaby, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Yangon (Myanmar), passed away at 88

2016.02.10

Italy Archbishop Luigi Bressan resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Trento (Italy)

2015.10.21

Myanmar Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Ireneo a Centocelle

2015.04.12

Myanmar Bishop Basilio Athai, Auxiliary Bishop of Taunggyi (Myanmar), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Taunggyi (Myanmar)

Myanmar Archbishop Matthias U Shwe resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Taunggyi (Myanmar)

Myanmar Fr. John Saw Yaw Han was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Buffada and Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar)

2015.02.17

Myanmar Bishop Joseph Devellerez Thaung Shwe, Bishop emeritus of Pyay (Myanmar), passed away at 79

2015.02.14

Myanmar Archbishop Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B., Metropolitan Archbishop of Yangon (Myanmar), was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Ireneo a Centocelle

2014.12.30

Myanmar Fr. John Saw Yaw Han, Priest of Yangon (Myanmar), was elected Titular Bishop of Buffada and Auxiliary Bishop of Yangon (Myanmar)

2014.11.15

Myanmar Bishop Sephen Tjephe, Titular Bishop of Nova barbara, Auxiliary Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar) and Apostolic Administrator of Loikaw (Myanmar), was appointed as Bishop of Loikaw (Myanmar)

2014.07

Myanmar Bishop John Hsane Hgyi resigned as President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Myanmar Bishop Felix Lian Khen Thang, Bishop of Kalay (Myanmar), was appointed as President of Myanmar Catholic Bishops’ Conference

2014.05.24

Myanmar Fr. Mario Vergara, P.I.M.E., and Mr. Isidore Ngei Ko Lat (ငယ္ကိုလတ္) were beatified

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