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Diocese of Fukuoka

Dioecesis Fukuokaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 July 1927
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nagasaki
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Japan
  • Square Kilometers: 14,808 (5,719 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: 39 Josui-dori, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi 810-0028, Japan
  • Telephone: (092)522-5139
  • Fax: 523-2152

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
27 March 1927Territory LostDiocese of Fukuoka Mission "Sui Iuris" of Miyazaki (erected)
16 July 1927ErectedDiocese of Nagasaki Diocese of Fukuoka (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195013,7126,000,000.2%41647291717326ap1951
197024,1516,656,400.4%2870982467842558ap1971
198028,4867,150,914.4%31721032768146257ap1981
199029,7147,523,417.4%84241082753543167ap1991
199932,0377,751,210.4%4049893595243564ap2000
200030,9687,762,559.4%38621003096743865ap2001
200131,8017,762,559.4%4453973275642764ap2002
200231,7097,769,538.4%3856943375941264ap2003
200331,8817,776,543.4%3850883625541863ap2004
200431,5977,736,047.4%3950893555749163ap2005
200631,2897,754,937.4%3651873595841064ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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