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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: 7,335 Catholics (0.2% of 4,570,000 total) (2015)

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

Statistics: 30 parishes, 1 mission, 38 priests (17 diocesan, 21 religious), 83 lay religious (22 brothers, 61 sisters) (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (38)

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

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Niigata 新潟 (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D. (59)Bishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi (タルチシオ菊地功), S.V.D. (59) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.04.29 – 2017.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan)

Varietate unitas

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 (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 (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 (ヨハネ・バプティスタ野田時助)Permalink
(1953.03.13 – 1961.10.11)

Born:1896.06.09 (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 (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)


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