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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
24 Sep 201862.7Ordained BishopMario Michiaki Yamanouchi, S.D.B.Bishop of Saitama
76.9CeasedPeter Takeo OkadaApostolic Administrator of SaitamaArchbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
8 Oct 201867.4Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier Hiroaki NakanoBishop of Kagoshima
16 Dec 201869.7InstalledThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaCardinal-Priest of Santa PudenzianaCardinal, Archbishop of Osaka-Takamatsu
27 Apr 201963.9ResignedDominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of FukuokaBishop Emeritus
31 May 201957.1AppointedPeter Michiaki NakamuraAuxiliary Bishop of NagasakiArchbishop
57.1AppointedPeter Michiaki NakamuraTitular Bishop of FesseŽArchbishop of Nagasaki
16 Sep 201957.4Ordained BishopPeter Michiaki NakamuraTitular Bishop of FesseŽArchbishop of Nagasaki
18 Mar 202075.1RetiredMartin Tetsuo HiragaBishop of SendaiBishop Emeritus
14 Apr 202070.4AppointedJosep Maria Abella Batlle, C.M.F.Bishop of Fukuoka
17 May 202070.5InstalledJosep Maria Abella Batlle, C.M.F.Bishop of Fukuoka
31 May 202046.5AppointedPaul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata
8 Sep 202076.9DiedJoseph ChennothApostolic Nuncio to Japan
22 Sep 202061.8CeasedTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of NiigataArchbishop of Tōkyō
46.8Ordained BishopPaul Daisuke Narui, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata
18 Dec 202079.1DiedPeter Takeo OkadaArchbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
28 Dec 202072.4DiedPaul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
11 Mar 202167.9AppointedLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to JapanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
4 May 202190.6DiedPeter Toshio JinushiBishop Emeritus of Sapporo
4 Jun 202156.3AppointedFrancisco Gerardo Escalante MolinaApostolic Nuncio to HaitiApostolic Nuncio to Japan
29 Jul 202193.9DiedRaymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop Emeritus of Kyōto
8 Dec 202157.2AppointedEdgar Cuntapay Gacutan, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Sendai
28 Dec 202159.7AppointedPeter Michiaki NakamuraArchbishop of Nagasaki
75.7RetiredJoseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S.Archbishop of NagasakiArchbishop Emeritus
23 Feb 202259.9InstalledPeter Michiaki NakamuraArchbishop of Nagasaki
19 Mar 202257.4Ordained BishopEdgar Cuntapay Gacutan, C.I.C.M.Bishop of Sendai
5 Apr 202263.2AppointedSulpizio Shinzo MoriyamaBishop of Oita
3 Jul 202263.4Ordained BishopSulpizio Shinzo MoriyamaBishop of Oita
26 Sep 202275.2RetiredJohn Eijiro SuwaBishop of TakamatsuBishop Emeritus
15 Jul 202399.2DiedPeter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita
15 Aug 202374.4AppointedThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaCardinal, Archbishop of Osaka-Takamatsu
63.3AppointedPaul Toshihiro SakaiAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka-Takamatsu
1 Sep 202370.3RetiredLeo BoccardiApostolic Nuncio to JapanApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
2 Sep 202384.7DiedPaul Kazuhiro MoriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
16 Sep 202349.3AppointedAndrea Lembo, P.I.M.E.Auxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō
49.3AppointedAndrea Lembo, P.I.M.E.Titular Bishop of MuliaAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō
16 Dec 202349.5Ordained BishopAndrea Lembo, P.I.M.E.Titular Bishop of MuliaAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō
25 Jan 202458.9AppointedFrancisco Gerardo Escalante MolinaApostolic Nuncio to Japan

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