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Coadjutor Bishop Felice Ba Htoo
Bishop Ba Htoo
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Coadjutor Bishop Felice Ba Htoo
Sacred Heart Cathedral,
06061 Pekhon,
Southern Shan State,
Myanmar

Phone: (097)904.89.708

Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Felice Ba Htoo as coadjutor bishop of Pekhon on March 25, 2024.

Bishop Ba Htoo was born on April 27, 1963, in Sonbalan, diocese of Pekhon. He studied philosophy and theology at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Major Seminary in Yangon and was ordained a priest on April 4, 1991, for the clergy of the diocese of Pekhon. He subsequently continued his studies in Rome, obtaining a licentiate and a doctorate in spiritual theology.

He has held the following offices: assistant parish priest in Hwarikhy (1991-1993) and in Mobye (1995-1997), rector of Saint Theresa’s Intermediate Seminary in Taunggyi (1997-2000), rector of Saint Michael’s Major Seminary in Pekhon (2008-2011), spiritual director and professor at Saint Joseph’s Major Seminary in Yangon (2011-2019), secretary to the bishop of Pekhon (2019-2021), and visiting professor at the Loikaw-Taunggyi Major Seminary (2022). Since 2022 he has served as diocesan director of the Missionary Society of the Holy Childhood.

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