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Diocese of

Kyoto 京都

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 18,097 km²

Population: 18,259 Catholics (0.3% of 7,236,492 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Osaka 大阪

Neighbouring Dioceses: Osaka 大阪 (↙), Nagoya 名古屋 (→)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 53 parishes, 15 missions, 67 priests (14 diocesan, 53 religious), 234 lay religious (60 brothers, 174 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (60)

Osaka 大阪 (↙), Nagoya 名古屋 (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.03.03 – ...):Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (63)Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (パウロ大塚喜直) (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kyoto 京都 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (63)Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (パウロ大塚喜直) (63)Permalink
(1997.03.03 – ...)

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1954.10.07 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1984.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.15

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1997.03.03 – ...)

Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi Tanaka (90)Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi Tanaka (ライムンド田中健一) (90)Permalink
(1976.07.08 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop emeritus of Kyoto 京都 (Japan)

Born:1927.08.31 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1976.09.23

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1976.07.08 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop Paul Yoshiyuki Furuya (パウロ古屋義之)Permalink
(1951.07.12 – 1976.07.08)

Born:1900.02.09 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1928.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1951.09.21
Died:1991.02.02 († 90)

Prefect Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1940 – 1951.07.12)

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1951.07.12 – 1976.07.08)

Prefects Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Paul Yoshiyuki Furuya (パウロ古屋義之) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1940 – 1951.07.12)

(see above)

Fr. Patrick James Byrne (パトリック・バーン / 방 파트리치오), M.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1937.03.19 – 1940.10.10)

Born:1888.10.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.14
Died:1950.11.25 († 62)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1927.11.09 – 1929.08.12)

Prefect Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1937.03.19 – 1940.10.10)

Titular Bishop of Gazera (1949.04.07 – 1950.11.25)

Apostolic Delegate to Korea (1949.04.07 – 1950.11.25)


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