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Diocese of

Fukuoka 福岡

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Fukuoka 福岡 / Fukuokaën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Nagasaki 長崎

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (68)

Nagasaki 長崎 (↙), Busan 부산 (↖), Hiroshima 広島 (↗), Oita 大分 (→), Kagoshima 鹿児島 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.04.14 – ...):Bishop Josep María Abella Batlle, C.M.F. (72)Bishop Josep María Abella Batlle (ホセ・マリア・アベイヤ), C.M.F. (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fukuoka 福岡 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Josep María Abella Batlle, C.M.F. (72)Bishop Josep María Abella Batlle (ホセ・マリア・アベイヤ), C.M.F. (72)Permalink
(2020.04.14 – ...)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan)

キリストの愛に駆り立てられて

Born:1949.11.03 (Lleida, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2018.07.16

Superior General of Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians) (2003.09.01 – 2015.09.05)

Vice-President of Union of Superiors General (U.S.G.) (2009 – ?)

Titular Bishop of Malamocco (2018.06.02 – 2020.04.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Osaka 大阪 (Japan) (2018.06.02 – 2020.04.14)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (2020.04.14 – ...)

Fr. Peter Hironobu Sugihara (ペトロ 杉原寛信)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.04.27 – 2020.04.14)

Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (67)Bishop Dominic Ryōji Miyahara (ドミニコ 宮原良治) (67)Permalink
(2008.03.19 – 2019.04.27)

Bishop emeritus of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1955.05.22 (Gotō, 長崎県, 九州, 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 – 2019.04.27)

Bishop Joseph Hisajiro Matsunaga (ヨゼフ 松永 久次郎)Permalink
(1990.10.06 – 2006.06.02)

Born:1930.03.07 (Hirado, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1978.02.05
Died:2006.06.02 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Umbriatico (1977.11.10 – 1990.10.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Nagasaki 長崎 (Japan) (1977.11.10 – 1990.10.06)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1990.10.06 – 2006.06.02)

Bishop Peter Saburo Hirata (ペトロ 平田三郎), P.S.S.Permalink
(1969.11.15 – 1990.10.06)

Born:1913.08.18 (Kitano, 福岡県, 九州, 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)

Bishop Dominic Senyemon Fukahori (ドミニコ 深堀 仙右衛門)Permalink
(1944.03.09 – 1969.11.15)

Born:1894.06.13 (Nagasaki, 長崎県, 九州, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1936.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1944.05.28
Died:1985.06.21 († 91)

Apostolic Administrator of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1941 – 1944.03.09)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1944.03.09 – 1969.11.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Miyazaki 宮崎 (Japan) (1945.11.18 – 1961.12.22)

Titular Bishop of Crepedula (1969.11.15 – 1976.08.09)

Fr. Dominic Senyemon Fukahori (ドミニコ 深堀 仙右衛門) (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1941 – 1944.03.09)

Bishop Albert Henri Charles Breton (アルベルト・ブルトン), M.E.P.Permalink
(1931.06.09 – 1941.01.16)

Born:1882.07.16 (France)
Ordained Priest:1905.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1931.09.29
Died:1954.08.12 († 72)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1931.06.09 – 1941.01.16)

Titular Bishop of Arabissus (1941.05.12 – 1954.08.12)

Bishop Fernand-Jean-Joseph Thiry (フェルナン・チリー), M.E.P.Permalink
(1927.07.14 – 1930.05.10)

Born:1884.09.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1907.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1927.12.11
Died:1930.05.10 († 45)

Bishop of Fukuoka 福岡 (Japan) (1927.07.14 – 1930.05.10)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 14,864 km²

Population: 30,520 Catholics (0.4% of 7,739,182 total) (2020)

Statistics: 55 parishes, 10 missions, 73 priests (37 diocesan, 36 religious), 317 lay religious (42 brothers, 275 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 13

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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