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James Romen Boiragi

Most Reverend


James Romen Boiragi
Bishop of Khulna
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Bishop James Romen Boiragi, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Khulna, Bangladesh
Archdiocese Chittagong
Diocese Khulna
Appointed 2 May 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI
Installed 2 May 2012
Predecessor Bejoy Nicephorus D’Cruze, O.M.I.
Successor Incumbent
Other posts Chairman of Catholic Bishops’ Episcopal Commission for Catechetics and Biblical Apostolate
Orders
Ordination 13 January 1985
Consecration 15 June 2012

by Patrick D'Rozario
Personal details
Born (1955-05-03) 3 May 1955 (age 65)

Haldibunia, Bagerhat district, Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Denomination Roman Catholic
Previous post Vicar General and Vice Judicial Vicar of the Tribunal for the Diocese of Khulna
Alma mater Pontifical Urban University
Motto "Lead my sheep"

Bishop James Romen Boiragi[1] is a Bangladeshi Roman Catholic bishop serving as bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Khulna, Bangladesh.[2]

Early life [ edit ]

James was born on 3 May 1955 at Haldibunia, Bagerhat district, Bangladesh. He studied at St. Paul's High School (at Shelabunia), Notre Dame College (Dhaka), Holy Spirit Major Seminary (Dhaka). After working as a pastor at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Khulna he went for higher studies in Canon Law at Urbaniana University in Rome, Italy, where he attained his Ph.D. degree in 1996.[3]

Priesthood [ edit ]

He was ordained a priest on 13 January 1985 at Khulna.

Episcopate [ edit ]

He was appointed Bishop of Khulna on 4 May 2012 by Pope Benedict XVI. His Episcopal ordination took place at Khulna on 15 June 2012. His motto is "Lead my sheep". He holds the chairs of Catholic Bishops’ Episcopal Commission for Catechetics and Biblical Apostolate alongside.[4][5] He worked as the Vicar General and Vice Judicial Vicar of the Tribunal for the Diocese of Khulna before being nominated bishop of the diocese on 2 May 2012.[6]

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ Evangelizatione, Catholic Church Congregatio pro Gentium (2005). Guida delle missioni cattoliche 2005 (in Italian). Pubblicata dalla Congregazione per l'Evangelizzazione dei Popoli.
  2. ^ "ASIA/BANGLADESH - Appointment of the Bishop of Khulna". www.news.va. Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  3. ^ D'costa, Jerome (2012-07-14). "Father James Romen Boiragi Installed as the Bishop of Khulna". Bangladesh Canada and Beyond. Retrieved 2017-09-30.
  4. ^ Cheney, David M. "Bishop James Romen Boiragi [Catholic-Hierarchy]". www.catholic-hierarchy.org. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  5. ^ "Bishop James Romen Boiragi | Bishop of Khulna Diocese James Romen Boiragi | Ucanews". directory.ucanews.com. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  6. ^ D'costa, Jerome (2012-07-14). "Father James Romen Boiragi Installed as the Bishop of Khulna". Bangladesh Canada and Beyond. Retrieved 2017-09-30.
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