Diocese of Faisalabad

Bishop Arshad

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Bishop Joseph Arshad

Bishop's House, Railway Rd., P.O. Box 87, Faisalabad 38000, Pakistan

(041)262.48.78

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Msgr Joseph Arshad was appointed as the bishop of Faisalabad (area 35,300, population 36,207,000, Catholics 155,000, priests 42, permanent deacons 4, religious 129), Pakistan. The bishop-elect was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1964 and was ordained a priest in 1991. Currently nunciature counsellor to the apostolic nunciature in Bosnia-Herzegovina, he has held roles in the diplomatic service of the apostolic nunciatures of Malta, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Madagascar.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Coutts (1988-2012)
  • Bishop John Joseph (1984-1998)
  • Bishop Paul Andreotti, op (1976-1984)
  • Bishop Francis B. Cialeo, op (1960-1976)

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