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Diocese of

Naha 那覇

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,277 km²

Population: 6,085 Catholics (0.4% of 1,432,871 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nagasaki 長崎

Neighbouring Dioceses: Taipei 臺北 (↙), Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 13 parishes, 2 missions, 21 priests (8 diocesan, 13 religious), 4 deacons, 86 lay religious (27 brothers, 59 sisters) (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (14)

Taipei 臺北 (↙), Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.01.24 – ...):Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv. (76)Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa (ベラルド押川壽夫), O.F.M. Conv. (76)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Naha 那覇 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv. (76)Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa (ベラルド押川壽夫), O.F.M. Conv. (76)Permalink
(1997.01.24 – ...)

Bishop of Naha 那覇 (Japan)

Pax et bonum

Born:1941.03.25 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1997.05.24

Bishop of Naha 那覇 (Japan) (1997.01.24 – ...)

Bishop Peter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami (ペトロ・バプティスタ石神忠真郎), O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1972.12.18 – 1997.01.24)

Born:1920.12.01 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1952.09.06
Consecrated Bishop:1973.02.11
Died:2014.10.25 († 93)

Bishop of Naha 那覇 (Japan) (1972.12.18 – 1997.01.24)

Apostolic Administrators of Okinawa and the Southern Islands 琉球列島 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Félix Ley (フェリックス・レイ), O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1949 – 1972.01.23)

Born:1909.03.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1968.06.09
Died:1972.01.23 († 62)

Apostolic Administrator of Okinawa and the Southern Islands 琉球列島 (Japan) (1949 – 1972.01.23)

Titular Bishop of Caput Cilla (1968.03.11 – 1972.01.23)

Bishop Apollinaris William Baumgartner (アポリナリス・バウムガートナー), O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1947 – 1949)

Born:1899.07.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1926.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1945.09.18
Died:1970.12.18 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Joppe (1945.08.25 – 1965.10.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Guam (Guam) (1945.08.25 – 1965.10.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Okinawa and the Southern Islands 琉球列島 (Japan) (1947 – 1949)

Bishop of Agaña (Guam) (1965.10.14 – 1970.12.18)


as of 2017.10.14

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