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Diocese of

Saitama さいたま

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 22,664 km²

Population: 120,428 Catholics (0.9% of 14,111,344 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tokyo 東京

Neighbouring Dioceses: Niigata 新潟 (↑), Sendai 仙台 (↗), Tokyo 東京 (↘), Yokohama 横浜 (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 59 parishes, 2 missions, 52 priests (31 diocesan, 21 religious), 6 deacons, 183 lay religious (25 brothers, 158 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (61)

Niigata 新潟 (↑), Sendai 仙台 (↗), Tokyo 東京 (↘), Yokohama 横浜 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.02 – ...):Bishop Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi, S.D.B. (62)Bishop-elect Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi (マリオ 山野内倫), S.D.B. (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saitama さいたま (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi, S.D.B. (62)Bishop-elect Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi (マリオ 山野内倫), S.D.B. (62)Permalink
(2018.06.02 – ...)

Bishop of Saitama さいたま (Japan)

Born:1955.12.08 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2018.09.24

Bishop of Saitama さいたま (Japan) (2018.06.02 – ...)

Archbishop Peter Takeo Okada (76)Archbishop Peter Takeo Okada (ペトロ岡田武夫) (76)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.07.27 – 2017.10.25)

Bishop Marcellino Taiji Tani (65)Bishop Marcellino Taiji Tani (マルセリーノ谷 大二) (65)Permalink
(2000.05.10 – 2013.07.27)

Bishop emeritus of Saitama さいたま (Japan)

Justitiam fidem caritatem Spem Pacem / 主を呼び求める人々とともに

Born:1953.02.13 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1986.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.15

Bishop of Saitama さいたま (Japan) (2000.05.10 – 2013.07.27)

Bishops of Urawa 浦和 (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Peter Takeo Okada (76)Bishop Peter Takeo Okada (ペトロ岡田武夫) (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1991.04.15 – 2000.02.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Tokyo 東京 (Japan)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Saitama さいたま (Japan)

主に望みをおく人 / Caritas fides spes

Born:1941.10.24 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.03
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.16

Bishop of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1991.04.15 – 2000.02.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (2000.02.17 – 2017.10.25)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2007.06 – 2010)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2010 – 2013.06)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2013.06 – 2016.06.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Saitama さいたま (Japan) (2013.07.27 – 2017.10.25)

Bishop Francis Xavier Kaname Shimamoto (フランシスコ・ザビエル島本要), Prado (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1979.12.20 – 1990.02.08)

Born:1932.02.14 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1958.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:1980.03.20
Died:2002.08.31 († 70)

Bishop of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1979.12.20 – 1990.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nagasaki 長崎 (Japan) (1990.02.08 – 2002.08.31)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (1992 – 1995)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (1998 – 2001)

Bishop Laurentius Satoshi Nagae (ラウレンチオ長江 恵)Permalink
(1957.12.24 – 1979.12.20)

Born:1913.08.17 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1938.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.13
Died:1998.02.11 († 84)

Bishop of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1957.12.24 – 1979.12.20)

Prefects Apostolic of Urawa 浦和 (Roman Rite)

Msgr. Paul Sakuzo Uchino (パウロ内野作蔵)Permalink
(1945.12.13 – 1957)

Born: (Japan)

Apostolic Administrator of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1940 – 1945.12.13)

Prefect Apostolic of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1945.12.13 – 1957)

Msgr. Paul Sakuzo Uchino (パウロ内野作蔵)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1940 – 1945.12.13)

Msgr. Ambrose Leblanc (アンブローズ・ルブラン), O.F.M.Permalink
(1939 – 1940)

Born: (Canada)
Died:1940

Prefect Apostolic of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1939 – 1940)


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