Patrick D'Rozario

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His Excellency
Patrick D’Rozario
Archbishop of Dhaka
Church Roman Catholic
Archdiocese Dhaka
Installed 22 October 2011
Predecessor Paulinus Costa
Ordination 8 October 1972
Consecration 12 September 1990
by Theotonius Gomes
Rank Archbishop
Personal details
Born (1943-10-01) October 1, 1943 (age 70)
Padrishibpur, Barisal Bangladesh
Nationality Bangladeshi
Previous post Bishop of Rajshahi (1990-1995)
Bishop of Chittagong (1995-2010)
Coadjutor Archbishop of Dhaka (2010-2011)

Patrick D'Rozario (born 1 October 1943, Padrishibpur, Barisal,[1] British India, now Bangladesh) is the Catholic Archbishop of the archdiocese of Dhaka,[1] making him the highest ranked priest of the Roman Catholic Church in Bangladesh.[2]

He is a member of the Congregation of Holy Cross and was ordained priest in 1972. In 1990 D'Rozario became Bishop of Rajshahi, in 1995 Bishop of Chittagong.[1]

In November 2010 he was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Dhaka by Pope Benedict XVI.[3] In October 2011 he succeeded Archbishop Paulinus Costa as Archbishop of Dhaka.[1]


Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Paulinus Costa
Archbishop of Dhaka
2011 – present
Preceded by
Joachim J. Rozario
Bishop of Chittagong
1995 – 2010
Succeeded by
Moses M. Costa
New title Bishop of Rajshahi
1990 – 1995
Succeeded by
Paulinus Costa