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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…

All you need to know about the Church in Myanmar in one click
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Apostolic Vicariate of Nepal

Anthony Sharma
Anthony Sharma
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Anthony Sharma
GPO Box 8975, EPC - 343, Kathmandu, Nepal
(977) 1-5542802, (977) 98510-49687 (mobile)
Fax :(977) 1-5521710
[email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Anthony Sharma was born on Dec. 20, 1937. He was the first ethnic Nepalese to be ordained as a Jesuit priest on May 4, 1968. The Holy See designated Nepal as missio sui iuris and appointed Monsignor Sharma as the first ecclesiastical superior of Nepal on Dec. 8, 1984. The country was later elevated to an apostolic prefecture, and Monsignor Sharma became Nepal's Apostolic Prefect on Feb. 12, 1997. On Feb. 10, 2007 the Vatican announced that Pope Benedict XVI has raised the local Church to the status of a vicariate and appointed Monsignor Anthony Sharma as the first apostolic vicar of the new apostolic vicariate, at the same time elevating him to the dignity of bishop. His episcopal ordination took place at Kathmandu Assumption Church on May 5, 2007. Bishop Anthony Sharma is also the president of Caritas Nepal and patron of the Nepal Catholic Society. On Apr 25, 2014 he retired. On Dec 8, 2015 He died.
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