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Diocese of

Niigata 新潟

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,652 km²

Population: 7,364 Catholics (0.2% of 4,363,953 total) (2017)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 1 mission, 38 priests (18 diocesan, 20 religious), 84 lay religious (22 brothers, 62 sisters), 1 seminarian (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tokyo 東京

Neighbouring Dioceses: Yokohama 横浜 (↙), Sendai 仙台 (→), Saitama さいたま (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 16

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (38)

Yokohama 横浜 (↙), Sendai 仙台 (→), Saitama さいたま (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.05.31 – ...):Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D. (46)Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui (パウロ成井大介), S.V.D. (46)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Niigata 新潟 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D. (46)Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui (パウロ成井大介), S.V.D. (46)Permalink
(2020.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan)

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Born:1973.11.24 (Iwakura, Japan)
Ordained Priest:2001.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:2020.09.22

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (2020.05.31 – ...)

Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D. (61)Bishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi (タルチシオ菊地功), S.V.D. (61) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.04.29 – 2017.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan)

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Born:1958.11.01 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1986.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:2004.09.20

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (2004.04.29 – 2017.10.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Sapporo 札幌 (Japan) (2009.11.17 – 2013.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (2017.10.25 – ...)

Bishop Francis Keiichi Sato (フランシスコ佐藤敬一), O.F.M.Permalink
(1985.03.09 – 2004.05.14)

Born:1928.04.11 (北海道旭川市に生まれる, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1962.10.07
Consecrated Bishop:1985.06.09
Died:2005.01.02 († 76)

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (1985.03.09 – 2004.05.14)

Bishop John Shojiro Ito (使徒ヨハネ伊藤庄治郎)Permalink
(1962.04.16 – 1985.03.09)

Born:1909.03.13 (秋田市牛島で生まれる, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1938.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.14
Died:1993.03.14 († 84)

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (1962.04.16 – 1985.03.09)

Prefects Apostolic of Niigata 新潟 (Roman Rite)

Fr. John Baptist Tokisuke Noda (洗者ヨハネ野田時助)Permalink
(1953.03.13 – 1961.10.11)

Born:1896.06.09 (札幌市で生まれる, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1927.06
Died:1961.10.11 († 65)

Prefect Apostolic of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (1953.03.13 – 1961.10.11)

Fr. Peter Magoshiro Matsuoka (ペトロ松岡孫四郎) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1941 – 1953)

Born:1887.03.20 (長崎市三原市で生まれる, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1918.02.10
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.03
Died:1980.08.06 († 93)

Prefect Apostolic of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (1941 – 1953)

Prefect Apostolic of Nagoya 名古屋 (Japan) (1941 – 1962.04.16)

Bishop of Nagoya 名古屋 (Japan) (1962.04.16 – 1969.06.26)

Titular Bishop of Belali (1969.06.26 – 1971.02.04)

Fr. Anton Ceska (アントン・テェスカ), S.V.D.Permalink
(1926.06.28 – 1941)

Born:1877.12.08 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1905.02.24
Died:1951.04.29 († 73)

Prefect Apostolic of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (1926.06.28 – 1941)

Fr. Josef Reiners (ヨゼフ・ライネルス), S.V.D.Permalink
(1912 – 1926.06.28)

Born:1874.03.20 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1898.08.15
Died:1945.08.28 († 71)

Prefect Apostolic of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (1912 – 1926.06.28)

Prefect Apostolic of Nagoya 名古屋 (Japan) (1922.02.18 – 1941)


as of 2020.09.22

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