mission of Padong, Bhutan, India

Situated in the northern part of India and the southern part of Tibet, to the Vicar Apostolic of which it is subject, pending a decree from the Holy See making it the independent Mission of Southern Tibet. Covered the area of Bhutan, 20,000 square miles. Founded, 1883 and entrusted to the Foreign Missions of Paris.

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