West Malaysia

West Malaysia

West Malaysia: see Malaysia.
The Bishops of (Anglican) Diocese of West Malaysia is an Anglican prelate who oversees the diocese of West Malaysia in Malaysia. The Diocese of West Malaysia (DWM) was founded in 1970. The current bishop is the 4th Bishop of the Diocese - the Rt Revd Ng Moon Hing. His seat is Cathedral of St.Mary's, Kuala Lumpur. The DWM consists of six Archdeaconries starting from 2008.

First Bishop, The Rt Rev'd Tan Sri Roland Koh, PSM

The Rt Rev Tan Sri Roland Koh was the first Bishop after the Diocese of West Malaysia was formed. Bishop Roland was consecrated in Canterbury on 11th June 1958 by Archbishop Fisherand made Assistant Bishop in 1959, with Bishop Baines as the Diocesan Bishop. Bishop Sansbury elevated Roland Koh as his Suffragan. he resided in Kuala Lumpur to take care of Northern and Central Archdeaconry. He was able to play his role as a Suffragan Bishop and as an able administrator. As a result of the recognition of his administrative abilities he was transferred to Sabah, where he was born. A biography of Bishop Roland Koh may be in order elsewhere.

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  • Diocese of West Malaysia
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