The Most Reverend
Moses M. Costa, C.S.C.
|Archbishop of Chittagong|
|Appointed||2 February 2017|
|Installed||2 February 2017|
|Other posts||Secretary General of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh|
|Ordination||5 February 1981|
|Consecration||6 September 1996|
by Adriano Bernardini
|Born||17 November 1950|
|Died||13 July 2020|
Square Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
|Previous post||Bishop of Chittagong|
|Motto||JOY OF COMMUNION IN CONTEMPLATION AND SERVICE|
Archbishop Moses M. Costa, C.S.C. was the serving archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chittagong, Bangladesh. until his death on 13th July 2020.
1 Early Life
Costa was born on 17 November 1950 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Costa was ordained a holy priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross on 5 February 1981.
On 5 July 1996, Costa was appointed bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dinajpur and consecrated on 6 September 1996 by Adriano Bernardini. On 6 April 2011 he was appointed bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chittagong and was installed on 27 May 2011. He was appointed Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chittagong on 2 February 2017 by Pope Francis.
Archbishop Moses M. Costa, C.S.C. passed away on the 13th of July 2020 at Square Hospital in Dhaka, after a long battle with the Covid-19 virus. He was on life support for the last 48 hours of his life.
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