Church of Bangladesh Archdiocese of Dhaka

The Church of Bangladesh Archdiocese of Dhaka is a diocese of the Church of Bangladesh (a United Protestant denomination) that was erected in 1956 by dividing the Diocese of Calcutta; the diocese (originally called "East Bengal")[1] and covered all of East Pakistan after the partition of India. It was a part of the Anglican Church of India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon until the formation of the united Protestant Church of Pakistan in 1970, which merged Lutheran, Anglican, and Presbyterian denominations in that country. It became the sole diocese of the Church of Bangladesh upon the church's 30 April 1974 independence. Since it was split to create Kushtia diocese, the Moderator of the Synod has usually also been Archbishop of Dhaka of Church of Bangladesh.[2]

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  1. ^ "Obituaries: Bishop James Blair". Church Times. No. 6677. 1 February 1991. p. 6. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 24 July 2019 – via UK Press Online archives.
  2. ^ "Our History". Church of Bangladesh. 2012-01-29. Retrieved 2020-08-27.
  3. ^ "Gazette: deaths". Church Times. No. 6677. 1 February 1991. p. 5. ISSN 0009-658X. Retrieved 24 July 2019 – via UK Press Online archives.
  4. ^ Conger, George (2016-01-03). "Primates of the Anglican Communion - Moderator of the Church of Bangladesh". Anglican Ink © 2020. Retrieved 2020-08-27.
  5. ^ "Church of Bangladesh has new Moderator and Deputy Moderator". Church of Bangladesh. 2018-11-27. Retrieved 2020-08-27.