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Diocese of

Yokohama 横浜

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 28,220 km²

Population: 55,723 Catholics (0.4% of 15,763,428 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tokyo 東京

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nagoya 名古屋 (←), Niigata 新潟 (↖), Saitama さいたま (↑), Tokyo 東京 (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 93 parishes, 100 priests (46 diocesan, 54 religious), 614 lay religious (62 brothers, 552 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

Notes: Seat at Nagasaki 長崎 1866–1876

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (96)

Nagoya 名古屋 (←), Niigata 新潟 (↖), Saitama さいたま (↑), Tokyo 東京 (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (1999.03.16 – ...):Bishop Rafael Masahiro Umemura (65)Bishop Rafael Masahiro Umemura (ラファエル梅村昌弘) (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Yokohama 横浜 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rafael Masahiro Umemura (65)Bishop Rafael Masahiro Umemura (ラファエル梅村昌弘) (65)Permalink
(1999.03.16 – ...)

Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan)

Communio Communionum

Born:1952.06.14 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1985.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.15

Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1999.03.16 – ...)

Bishop Stephen Fumio Hamao (ステファノ濱尾文郎) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1979.10.30 – 1998.06.15)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1930.03.09 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1970.04.29
Created Cardinal:2003.10.21
Died:2007.11.08 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Oreto (1970.02.05 – 1979.10.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1970.02.05 – 1979.10.30)

Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1979.10.30 – 1998.06.15)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (1995 – 1998)

Archbishop ad personam (1998.06.15 – 2003.10.21)

President of Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People (1998.06.15 – 2006.03.11)

Cardinal-Deacon of S. Giovanni Bosco in Via Tuscolana (2003.10.21 [2003.12.14] – 2007.11.08)

Bishop Luke Katsusaburo Arai (ルカ荒井勝三郎)Permalink
(1951.12.13 – 1979.10.30)

Born:1904.10.17 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1952.02.24
Died:1990.07 († 85)

Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1951.12.13 – 1979.10.30)

Bishop Thomas Asagoro Wakida (トマ脇田浅五郎)Permalink
(1947.03.25 – 1951.07.05)

Born:1881.10.26 (Japan)
Ordained Priest:1909.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1947.05.27
Died:1965.03.16 († 83)

Apostolic Administrator of Kwoszu (South Korea) (1943.02.07 – 1945.09.16)

Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1947.03.25 – 1951.07.05)

Titular Bishop of Iamnia (1951.07.05 – 1965.03.16)

Archbishop Peter Tatsuo Doi (ペトロ土井辰雄) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1945 – 1947)

Msgr. Lawrence Tatewaki Toda (ラウレンチオ戸田帯刀)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1944 – 1945)

Msgr. Joachim Miyoichi Ideguchi (ヨアキム井手口三代市)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1941 – 1943)

Archbishop Jean-Baptiste-Alexis Chambon (ジャン・アレキシス・ジャンボン), M.E.P.Permalink
(1937.11.09 – 1940.09.18)

Born:1875.03.17 (France)
Ordained Priest:1899.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1927.05.04
Died:1948.09.08 († 73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1927.03.16 – 1937.11.09)

Archbishop-Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1937.11.09 – 1940.09.18)

Titular Archbishop of Amorium (1940.11.12 – 1948.09.08)

Vicars Apostolic of Northern Japan 日本北緯 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre-Marie Osouf (ピエール・オズーフ), M.E.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1876.05.20 – 1891.06.15)

Born:1829.03.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1852.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1877.02.11
Died:1906.06.27 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Arsinoë (1876.05.20 – 1891.06.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern Japan 日本北緯 (Japan) (1876.05.20 – 1891.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1891.06.15 – 1906.06.27)

Vicars Apostolic of Japan 日本 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernard-Thadée Petitjean (ベルナール・プチジャン), M.E.P.Permalink
(1866.05.11 – 1876.05.22)

Born:1829.06.14 (France)
Ordained Priest:1853.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1866.10.21
Died:1884.10.07 († 55)

Vicar Apostolic of Japan 日本 (Japan) (1866.05.11 – 1876.05.22)

Titular Bishop of Myriophytos (1866.05.11 – 1884.10.07)

Vicar Apostolic of Southern Japan 日本南緯 (Japan) (1876.05.22 – 1884.10.07)

Fr. C. Colin, M.E.P.Permalink
(1852 – 1854.05.23 not possessed)

Born: (France)
Died:1854.05.23

Vicar Apostolic of Japan 日本 (Japan) (1852 – 1854.05.23 not possessed)

Bishop Théodore-Augustin Forcade (テオドール=オギュスタン・フォルカード / 科), M.E.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1846.03.27 – 1852.01)

Fortitudo mea Dominus

Born:1816.03.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1839.03.16
Consecrated Bishop:1847.02.21
Died:1885.09.12 († 69)

Vicar Apostolic of Japan 日本 (Japan) (1846.03.27 – 1852.01)

Titular Bishop of Samos (1846.03.27 – 1853.04.06)

Pro-Prefect Apostolic of Hong Kong 香港 (Hong Kong) (1847.10.05 – 1850.08.24)

Bishop of Guadeloupe et Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) ([1853.04.06] 1853.09.12 – 1860.12.11)

Bishop of Nevers (France) ([1860.12.11] 1861.03.18 – 1873.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Aix (France) ([1873.03.21] 1873.07.25 – 1885.09.12)

Former Prelates


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