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Roman Catholic Diocese of Hakha

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Metropolitan  Mandalay
Rite  Latin Rite
Address  Hakha, Myanmar (Burma)
Country  Myanmar (Burma)
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Established  21 November 1992
Area  27,516 km²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2010) 485,247 31,624 (6.5%)
Cathedral  Cathedral of St Joseph in Hakha
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mandalay

The (Roman Catholic) Diocese of Hakha (Latin: Dioecesis Hakhanensis, Burmese: ဟားခါးကက်သလစ်ခရစ်ယာန်ဂိုဏ်းအုပ်ပိုင်သောနယ်) is located in the Chin State and the Sagaing Division in northwestern Myanmar. It is a suffragan diocese of the archdiocese of Mandalay.

The diocese was created on November 21, 1992 by splitting off the territory from the archdiocese of Mandalay.

The diocese covers an area of 27,516  km². It is subdivided into 31 parishes. 31,624 of the 485,247 people in the area belong to the Catholic Church, 76% of the population belong to the Protestant church.

List of bishops

  • Nicholas Mang Thang, (November 21, 1992 - November 30, 2011)
  • Lucius Hre Kung, (appointed bishop 19 October 2013)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Hakha Wikipedia

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