Catholic-Hierarchy DC

Japan

Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
1 Apr 200562.7AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to JapanApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
2 Apr 200575.1CeasedStephen Fumio HamaoPresident of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
21 Apr 200575.1ConfirmedStephen Fumio HamaoPresident of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
15 Jun 200561.7AppointedJoseph ChennothApostolic Nuncio to TanzaniaApostolic Nuncio to Japan
3 Dec 200577.4RetiredPaul Shinichi ItonagaBishop of KagoshimaBishop Emeritus
63.3AppointedPaul Kenjiro KoriyamaBishop of Kagoshima
10 Dec 200560.9AppointedMartin Tetsuo HiragaBishop of Sendai
29 Jan 200663.4Ordained BishopPaul Kenjiro KoriyamaBishop of Kagoshima
4 Mar 200661.1Ordained BishopMartin Tetsuo HiragaBishop of Sendai
11 Mar 200676.0RetiredStephen Fumio HamaoPresident of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant PeopleCardinal, President Emeritus
2 Jun 200676.2DiedJoseph Hisajiro MatsunagaBishop of Fukuoka
5 Aug 200794.0DiedPeter Saburo Hirata, P.S.S. †Bishop Emeritus of Fukuoka
10 Oct 200773.1DiedAmbrose Battista De PaoliApostolic Nuncio to Australia
8 Nov 200777.7DiedStephen Fumio HamaoCardinal, President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
8 Dec 200765.4AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloTitular Archbishop of OpitergiumApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
19 Mar 200852.8AppointedDominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Fukuoka
24 Sep 200985.0DiedJoseph Satoshi FukahoriBishop Emeritus of Takamatsu
17 Nov 200979.2RetiredPeter Toshio JinushiBishop of SapporoBishop Emeritus
30 Dec 200981.5DiedPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
25 Mar 201162.6AppointedPaul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
76.1RetiredFrancis Xavier Osamu Mizobe, S.D.B.Bishop of TakamatsuBishop Emeritus
63.7AppointedJohn Eijiro SuwaBishop of Takamatsu
6 Jun 201168.9AppointedAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
13 Jun 201162.3AppointedThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaBishop of HiroshimaArchbishop of Osaka
75.1RetiredJoseph Atsumi MisueBishop of HiroshimaBishop Emeritus
19 Jun 201163.9Ordained BishopJohn Eijiro SuwaBishop of Takamatsu
26 Jun 201162.9Ordained BishopPaul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
15 Aug 201167.8AppointedJoseph ChennothApostolic Nuncio to Japan
23 Sep 201162.6Ordained BishopThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaBishop of HiroshimaArchbishop of Osaka
8 May 201289.5DiedWilliam Aquin CarewApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Japan
22 Jun 201357.6AppointedBernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
27 Jul 201371.8AppointedPeter Takeo OkadaApostolic Administrator of SaitamaArchbishop of Tōkyō
60.5ResignedMarcellino Taiji TaniBishop of SaitamaBishop Emeritus
14 Oct 201357.9Ordained BishopBernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
20 Aug 201477.4RetiredLeo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Archbishop of OsakaArchbishop Emeritus
65.5AppointedThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaArchbishop of Osaka
25 Oct 201493.9DiedPeter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Naha

============

Home | Countries | Religious Orders | Popes | Holy See | Roman Curia | Cardinals by Rank
Bishops: All | Living | Deceased | Youngest | Oldest | Cardinal Electors
Dioceses: All | Current | Titular | Vacant | Structured View
Events: Recent | by Date | by Year | Necrology
Conclaves | Consistories | Councils

============

About Catholic-Hierarchy
Terminology/Site Help
[ Comments/Corrections ] Copyright David M. Cheney, 1996-2014
Code: web_d, v3.0.3, 15 Nov 2014; Data: 11 Dec 2014