|Archbishop of Dhaka|
|Installed||22 October 2011|
|Ordination||8 October 1972|
|Consecration||12 September 1990
by Theotonius Gomes
October 1, 1943 |
Padrishibpur, Barisal Bangladesh
|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, British India, now Bangladesh) is the Catholic Archbishop of the archdiocese of Dhaka, making him the highest ranked priest of the Roman Catholic Church in Bangladesh.
In November 2010 he was appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Dhaka by Pope Benedict XVI. In October 2011 he succeeded Archbishop Paulinus Costa as Archbishop of Dhaka. He is President of Catholic Bishops' Conference of Bangladesh. The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Bangladesh, founded in 1971, is the General Body of the Bishops of Bangladesh. The purpose of this Conference is to facilitate common policy and action in matters that affect or are liable to affect the interest of the Catholic Church in Bangladesh and to be of service to the country at large. Currently he has been attending in a synod in Rome on the family.
- "Archbishop Patrick D'Rozario". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2011-10-22.
- "Patrick new chief of Catholic Church", The Daily Star (Bangladesh), October 27, 2011.
- Dhaka gets new coadjutor archbishop: Archbishop Patrick D’Rozario says he is ready to meet challenges of new office, Union of Catholic Asian News, January 26, 2011.
|Catholic Church titles|
|Archbishop of Dhaka
2011 – present
Joachim J. Rozario
|Bishop of Chittagong
1995 – 2010
Moses M. Costa
|New title||Bishop of Rajshahi
1990 – 1995