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Diocese of

Niigata 新潟

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Niigata 新潟 / Niigataën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tokyo 東京

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (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. (48)Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui (パウロ 成井大介), S.V.D. (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Niigata 新潟 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D. (48)Bishop Paul Daisuke Narui (パウロ 成井大介), S.V.D. (48)Permalink
(2020.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan)

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Born:1973.11.24 (Iwakura, 愛知県, 中部地方, 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. (63)Bishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi (タルチシオ 菊地 功), S.V.D. (63) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.04.29 – 2017.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan)
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan
Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

Varietate unitas

Born:1958.11.01 (Iwate, 岩手県, 東北地方, 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 – ...)

Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (2021.07.22 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2022.02.14 – ...)

Bishop Francis Keiichi Sato (フランシスコ 佐藤敬一), O.F.M.Permalink
(1985.03.09 – 2004.04.29)

Born:1928.04.11 (Asahikawa, 北海道, 北海道, 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 – 2004.04.29)

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 (Ushijima, 秋田県, 東北地方, 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 (Sapporo, 北海道, 北海道, 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 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, 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)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 28,652 km²

Population: 6,980 Catholics (0.2% of 4,216,769 total) (2020)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 1 mission, 30 priests (14 diocesan, 16 religious), 64 lay religious (17 brothers, 47 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 16

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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