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Diocese of Pathein

Dioecesis Patheinensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Hsane Hgyi, Bishop
  • Joseph Mahn Erie, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 8 October 1991
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Yangon
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Myanmar
  • Square Kilometers: 25,328 (9,782 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: St. Peter's Cathedral, Tagaung Paya Rd., Pathein 10011, Myanmar
  • Telephone: (042)21.091
  • Fax: 24.018

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Bassein
1 January 1955ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Rangoon Diocese of Bassein (erected)
Diocese of Pathein
8 October 1991Name ChangedDiocese of Bassein Diocese of Pathein

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bassein
195826,498285,0009.3%16161,65686413ap1960
197035,0872,920,0001.2%142162,192185113ap1971
198041,8613,305,0001.3%262281,495186916ap1981
198757,7523,574,4011.6%34341,698117620ap1991
Diocese of Pathein
199963,6924,396,4161.4%44441,4472212526ap2000
200065,2294,502,8431.4%50501,3043013328ap2001
200166,9464,572,7661.5%54541,2392813029ap2002
200269,5884,745,3781.5%59591,1793413429ap2003
200370,9084,842,0801.5%62621,1433313530ap2004
200471,9084,992,0801.4%57571,2613513530ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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