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Diocese of

Fukuoka 福岡

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,554 km²

Population: 29,816 Catholics (0.4% of 7,725,204 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nagasaki 長崎

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nagasaki 長崎 (↙), Busan 부산 (↖), Hiroshima 広島 (↗), Oita 大分 (→), Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 55 parishes, 12 missions, 88 priests (41 diocesan, 47 religious), 363 lay religious (51 brothers, 312 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (67)

Nagasaki 長崎 (↙), Busan 부산 (↖), Hiroshima 広島 (↗), Oita 大分 (→), Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.03.19 – ...):Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (62)Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (ドミニコ宮原良治) (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fukuoka 福岡 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (62)Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (ドミニコ宮原良治) (62)Permalink
(2008.03.19 – ...)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1955.05.22 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1982.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2000.10.01

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan) (2000.05.10 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (2008.03.19 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Hisajiro Matsunaga (ヨゼフ松永久次郎)Permalink
(1990.10.06 – 2006.06.02)

Born:1930.03.07 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1978.02.05
Died:2006.06.02 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Umbriatico (1977.11.10 – 1990.10.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Nagasaki 長崎 (Japan) (1977.11.10 – 1990.10.06)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1990.10.06 – 2006.06.02)

Bishop Peter Saburo Hirata (ペトロ平田三郎), P.S.S.Permalink
(1969.11.15 – 1990.10.06)

Born:1913.08.18 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1962.03.26
Died:2007.08.05 († 93)

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan) (1961.12.22 – 1969.11.15)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1969.11.15 – 1990.10.06)

Bishop Dominic Senyemon Fukahori (ドミニコ深堀仙右衛門)Permalink
(1944.03.09 – 1969.11.15)

Born:1894.06.13 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1936.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1944.05.28
Died:1985.06.21 († 91)

Apostolic Administrator of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1941 – 1944.03.09)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1944.03.09 – 1969.11.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Miyazaki 宮崎 (Japan) (1945.11.18 – 1961.12.22)

Titular Bishop of Crepedula (1969.11.15 – 1976.08.09)

Fr. Dominic Senyemon Fukahori (ドミニコ深堀仙右衛門) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1941 – 1944.03.09)

Bishop Albert Henri Charles Breton (アルベルト・ブルトン), M.E.P.Permalink
(1931.06.09 – 1941.01.16)

Born:1882.07.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1905.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1931.09.29
Died:1954.08.12 († 72)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1931.06.09 – 1941.01.16)

Titular Bishop of Arabissus (1941.05.12 – 1954.08.12)

Bishop Fernand-Jean-Joseph Thiry (フェルナン・チリー), M.E.P.Permalink
(1927.07.14 – 1930.05.10)

Born:1884.09.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1907.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1927.12.11
Died:1930.05.10 († 45)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1927.07.14 – 1930.05.10)


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