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Diocese of

Oita 大分

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,075 km²

Population: 6,037 Catholics (0.3% of 2,292,454 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nagasaki 長崎

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↙), Fukuoka 福岡 (←), Hiroshima 広島 (↗), Takamatsu 高松 (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 26 parishes, 2 missions, 47 priests (16 diocesan, 31 religious), 3 deacons, 267 lay religious (48 brothers, 219 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

History


Special Churches

All Churches (29)

Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↙), Fukuoka 福岡 (←), Hiroshima 広島 (↗), Takamatsu 高松 (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.03.25 – ...):Bishop Paul Sueo Hamaguchi (69)Bishop Paul Sueo Hamaguchi (パウロ浜口末雄) (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oita 大分 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Sueo Hamaguchi (69)Bishop Paul Sueo Hamaguchi (パウロ浜口末雄) (69)Permalink
(2011.03.25 – ...)

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan)

Prædicate evangelium omni creaturæ

Born:1948.08.01 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1975.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2011.06.26

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan) (2011.03.25 – ...)

Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (62)Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (ドミニコ宮原良治) (62)Permalink
(2000.05.10 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1955.05.22 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1982.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2000.10.01

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan) (2000.05.10 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (2008.03.19 – ...)

Bishop Peter Takaaki Hirayama (93)Bishop Peter Takaaki Hirayama (ペトロ平山高明) (93)Permalink
(1969.11.15 – 2000.05.10)

Bishop emeritus of Oita 大分 (Japan)

Born:1924.03.31 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1957.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1970.01.25

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan) (1969.11.15 – 2000.05.10)

Bishop Peter Saburo Hirata (ペトロ平田三郎), P.S.S.Permalink
(1961.12.22 – 1969.11.15)

Born:1913.08.18 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1962.03.26
Died:2007.08.05 († 93)

Bishop of Oita 大分 (Japan) (1961.12.22 – 1969.11.15)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1969.11.15 – 1990.10.06)

Prefects Apostolic of Miyazaki 宮崎 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dominic Senyemon Fukahori (ドミニコ深堀仙右衛門)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1945.11.18 – 1961.12.22)

Fr. Francis Xavier Ichitaro Ideguchi (フランシスコ出口一太郎)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1940 – 1945.11.18)

Fr. Vincenzo Cimatti (ヴィンチェンツォ・チマッチ), S.D.B.Permalink
(1935.01.28 – 1940.11.21)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Miyazaki 宮崎 (Japan) (1928 – 1935.01.28)

Prefect Apostolic of Miyazaki 宮崎 (Japan) (1935.01.28 – 1940.11.21)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Miyazaki 宮崎 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Vincenzo Cimatti (ヴィンチェンツォ・チマッチ), S.D.B.Permalink
(1928 – 1935.01.28)

(see above)

Bishops of Funai 府内 (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Francesco Antonio Frascella, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1638.02.26 – 1653)

Bishop Diogo Correia Valente (華), S.J.Permalink
(1618.01.08 – 1633.10.28)

Born:1567 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1599
Consecrated Bishop:1618.03.18
Died:1633.10.28 († 66)

Bishop of Funai 府内 (Japan) (1618.01.08 – 1633.10.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Macau 澳門 (Macau) (1626.08.27 – 1633.10.28)

Bishop Luis Cerqueira, S.J.Permalink
(1598.02.18 – 1614.02.15)

Born:1552 (Portugal)
Died:1614.02.15 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Tiberias (1593.01.29 – 1598.02.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Funai 府内 (Japan) (1593.01.29 – 1598.02.18)

Bishop of Funai 府内 (Japan) (1598.02.18 – 1614.02.15)

Bishop Pedro Martins, S.J.Permalink
(1592.02.17 – 1598.02.18)

Born:1542 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1570
Died:1598.02.18 († 56)

Bishop of Funai 府内 (Japan) (1592.02.17 – 1598.02.18)

Bishop Sebastião de Morais de Funchal, S.J.Permalink
(1588.02.19 – 1588.08.19)

Born:1536 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1560
Consecrated Bishop:1588.03.27
Died:1588.08.19 († 52)

Bishop of Funai 府内 (Japan) (1588.02.19 – 1588.08.19)

Former Prelates


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