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Roman Catholic Diocese of Loikaw

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Metropolitan  Taunggyi
Sui iuris church  Latin Church
Established  14 November 1988
Country  Myanmar (Burma)
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Rite  Roman Rite
Area  11,670 kmĀ²
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2004) 301,187 62,083 (20.6%)
Ecclesiastical province  Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Taunggyi

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Loikaw (Lat: Diocesis Loikavensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in Burma.

Erected in 1988, the diocese was created from the Archdiocese of Taunggyi, and remains a suffragan of the parent.

Sotero Phamo, appointed in 1988 is the first and only bishop of the diocese.


  • Sotero Phamo (Thein Myint) (14 Nov 1988 Appointed - )
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Loikaw Wikipedia