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All you need to know about the Church in Myanmar

“I write these lines as a spiritual leader, empathizing with the sentiments of millions of people at this moment… I write with love towards all, seeking a durable solution, praying for an end forever to the periodic darkness that envelops our dear nation…”

~ Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, wrote in a message to the people of Myanmar and the international community following the Feb. 1 military coup in the Southeast Asian nation.

What is going on in Myanmar? What is the Catholic Church calling for today?

What is the local Catholic population? How many dioceses, bishops are there…

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Diocese of Warangal

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensaries:
    3
  • Health Center:
    3
  • Hospitals & Clinics:
    5
  • Leprosaria:
    2

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Adult Education:
    Director ather A. Raja
  • Catechetics, Bible & Liturgy:
    Director: Father M. Jaya
  • Commission for Youth:
    Director: Father M.M. Joseph
  • Communications Commission:
    Chairman: Bishop Thumma Bala,Father B. Leeno
  • Evangelization, Ecumenism & Dialogue:
    Director: Father M. Goa Showraiah
  • Jyotirmai:
    Director: Father M. Jaya
  • Liturgy:
    Director: Father A Prakash
  • Medical service:
    In-Charge: Frs. Raja, S. Bala, Anthonyswamy, N. Bala; Srs. Pauline, Vinaya
  • Pious Association:
    Director: Father T. Jerome
  • Scheduled caste/Tribe & Backward caste:
    Director: Father Basani Chinnappa
  • Social development & Justice:
    Director: Father A. Raja

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Altar Boys Association
  • Andhra Catholic Association
  • Apostleship of Prayer
  • Christian Renewal Movement of India
  • Holy Childhood
  • Kolping Society
  • Legion of Mary
  • Little Way Association
  • Nurses Guild
  • Press & Publicity
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • Teachers Guild
  • Telegus Writers Association
  • Young Christian Students
  • Young Christian Workers Movement
  • Young Christian Workers Movement

Social Communications

  • Communication Centre Amrutvani:
    Director: Bishop Thumma Bala
  • No diocesan website
  • The diocese publishes a monthly newsletter in English called Fatima Vani

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Secondary School:
    49
  • Secondary School - Students:
    10,686
  • Colleges:
    9
  • Colleges - Students:
    4,392
  • Pre-Primary Schools:
    7
  • Pre-Primary Schools - Students:
    1,061
  • Primary School:
    67
  • Primary School - Students:
    32,974

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Commission for Vocation:
    Director: Father P. Baltha Raj

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