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“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.

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Diocese of Pekhon

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Bishop Peter Hla
Bishop Hla
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Bishop Peter Hla
Sacred Heart Cathedral,
Nyaung Kone (2) Qtr., Pekhon 06061,
Southern Shan State, Myanmar

Phone: (95) 01-4410 354, (95) 081-50451 ext. 46
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Peter Hla was born on Jan. 15, 1952, in Hwari Khu, Pekhon Township. He was ordained a priest on March 18, 1981. His episcopal ordination was on Dec. 15, 2001. He was elected Bishop of Pekhon on Dec. 15, 2005, and appointed auxiliary bishop of Taunggyi. His installation as Bishop of Pekhon took place on April 1, 2006.

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