- Roman Catholic Diocese of Myitkyina
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Myitkyina (Lat: "Dioecesis Myitkyinaensis") is a
dioceseof the Latin Riteof the Roman Catholic Churchin Burma.
Erected in 1939 as the Apostolic Prefecture of Bhamo, the prefecture was created from territory in the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Burma.
In 1961, the Prefecture was elevated to a full diocese, suffragan to the Archdiocese of Mandalay.
The current bishop is Francis Daw Tang, appointed in 2004.
*Patrizio Usher, S.S.C.M.E. † (7 Jan 1939 Appointed - 1958 Died)
*John James Howe, S.S.C.M.E. † (18 Jul 1959 Appointed - 9 Dec 1976 Resigned)
*Paul Zingtung Grawng (9 Dec 1976 Appointed - 24 May 2003 Appointed, Archbishop of Mandalay)
*Francis Daw Tang (3 Dec 2004 Appointed - )
Catholic Church in Burma
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