Diocese of Pekhon

Bishop Hla

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Bishop Peter Hla

c/o Sacred Heart Cathedral, Nyaung Kone (2) Qtr., Pekhon 06061, Southern Shan State, Myanmar

(95) 01-4410 354, (95) 081-50451 ext. 46

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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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