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Diocese of Loikaw

Dioecesis Loikavensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Sotero Phamo (Thein Myint), Bishop
  • Stephen Tjephe, Auxiliary Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 November 1988
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Taunggyi
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Myanmar
  • Square Kilometers: 11,670 (4,507 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: Loikaw 09011, Kayah State, Myanmar
  • Telephone: (083)21.285
  • Fax: 65.11.28

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 November 1988ErectedDiocese of Taunggyi Diocese of Loikaw (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199045,659150,00030.4%30301,52136817ap1991
199956,374188,00030.0%67471794812324ap2000
200055,775190,43629.3%691707961113122ap2001
200158,096190,43630.5%576639221511922ap2002
200257,851277,00920.9%59564903118922ap2003
200360,701277,00921.9%578659331013927ap2004
200462,083301,18720.6%558639851014928ap2005

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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