19 October 1936|
|Died||3 January 2015
|Previouspost||Bishop of Rajshahi
Archbishop of Dhaka
|Post||Archbishop emeritus of Archdiocese of Dhaka|
Paulinus Costa (19 October 1936 – 3 January 2015) was Archbishop of the archdiocese of Dhaka from 2005 until his retirement on October 22, 2011. He died at 3.30 pm on January 3, 2015 in Dhaka of a heart attack.
Costa was born in Gazipur, Bangladesh. He was ordained as a priest on 21 December 1963. He was appointed the Bishop of Rajshahi on 11 January 1996, and was ordained on 26 April of the same year.
In his capacity, Costa has worked to foster communal harmony in the Muslim-dominated country of Bangladesh. In recognition of his services, Costa was one of eight to receive an award from the Human Rights Legal Aid Society of Bangladesh for "significant contributions in defending human rights in Bangladesh".
- "Archbishop Paulinus Costa". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
- "Work for unity, peace". The Daily Star. 10 September 2005. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
- "Archbishop Paulinus Costa of Dhaka receives Human Rights award". Vatican Radio. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
- "Archbishop Patrick D’Rozario, C.S.C.". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Archbishop of Dhaka
|Bishop of Rajshahi
Title next held byGervas Rozario