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Diocese of

Saitama さいたま

Japan Japan

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Saitama さいたま / 埼玉 (正體中文) / Saitamæn(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tokyo 東京

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (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. (66)Bishop Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi (マリオ 山野内倫), S.D.B. (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saitama さいたま (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi, S.D.B. (66)Bishop Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi (マリオ 山野内倫), S.D.B. (66)Permalink
(2018.06.02 – ...)

Bishop of Saitama さいたま (Japan)

Unum corpus in Christo

Born:1955.12.08 (Ōita, 大分県, 九州, 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 (ペトロ 岡田武夫)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.07.27 – 2017.10.25)

Bishop Marcellino Taiji Tani (69)Bishop Marcellino Taiji Tani (マルセリーノ 谷 大二) (69)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 (Takarazuka, 兵庫県, 関西地方, 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)

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

主に望みをおく人 / Caritas fides spes

Born:1941.10.24 (Ichikawa, 千葉県, 関東地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.03
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.16
Died:2020.12.18 (Urawa, 埼玉県, 関東地方, Japan † 79)

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 (Kitauonome, 長崎県, 九州, 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 Lawrence Satoshi Nagae (ラウレンチオ 長江 恵)Permalink
(1957.12.24 – 1979.12.20)

Born:1913.08.17 (Tokyo, 東京都, 関東地方, 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)

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 22,665 km²

Population: 119,610 Catholics (0.9% of 14,050,050 total) (2020)

Statistics: 59 parishes, 1 mission, 46 priests (21 diocesan, 25 religious), 5 deacons, 149 lay religious (29 brothers, 120 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 5

History

Last updated on 2022.10.23

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