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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
19 Mar 200852.8AppointedDominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Fukuoka
24 Sep 200984.9DiedJoseph Satoshi FukahoriBishop Emeritus of Takamatsu
17 Nov 200979.1RetiredPeter Toshio JinushiBishop of SapporoBishop Emeritus
30 Dec 200981.5DiedPeter Seiichi ShirayanagiCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
25 Mar 201162.6AppointedPaul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
76.0RetiredFrancis 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 HungaryApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
13 Jun 201162.2AppointedThomas 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 201162.5Ordained BishopThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaBishop of HiroshimaArchbishop of Osaka
8 May 201289.5DiedWilliam Aquin CarewApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Japan
22 Jun 201357.5AppointedBernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
27 Jul 201371.7AppointedPeter Takeo OkadaApostolic Administrator of SaitamaArchbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
60.4ResignedMarcellino Taiji TaniBishop of SaitamaBishop Emeritus
14 Oct 201357.8Ordained BishopBernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
20 Aug 201477.4RetiredLeo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Archbishop of OsakaArchbishop Emeritus
65.4AppointedThomas Aquino Manyo MaedaArchbishop of Osaka
25 Oct 201493.8DiedPeter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami, O.F.M. Cap. †Bishop Emeritus of Naha
29 Mar 201562.5AppointedMichael Gorō MatsuuraBishop of Nagoya
77.3RetiredAugustinus Jun-ichi NomuraBishop of NagoyaBishop Emeritus
29 Feb 201680.9DiedFrancis Xavier Osamu Mizobe, S.D.B. †Bishop Emeritus of Takamatsu
23 Apr 201694.3DiedPaul Hisao YasudaArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka
28 Jun 201680.1DiedJoseph Atsumi MisueBishop Emeritus of Hiroshima
54.1AppointedAlexis Mitsuru Shirahama, P.S.S.Bishop of Hiroshima
19 Sep 201654.3Ordained BishopAlexis Mitsuru Shirahama, P.S.S.Bishop of Hiroshima
10 Dec 201688.3DiedPaul Shinichi ItonagaBishop Emeritus of Kagoshima
25 Oct 201758.9AppointedTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Archbishop of Tōkyō
76.0RetiredPeter Takeo OkadaArchbishop of TōkyōArchbishop Emeritus
Dec 201775.4RetiredAlberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to HungaryApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
9 Dec 201763.5AppointedWayne Francis Berndt, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of NahaBishop-Elect
76.7RetiredBerard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of NahaBishop Emeritus
16 Dec 201759.1AppointedTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Apostolic Administrator of NiigataArchbishop of Tōkyō
59.1InstalledTarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Archbishop of Tōkyō
12 Feb 201863.7Ordained BishopWayne Francis Berndt, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of NahaBishop-Elect

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