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Diocese of Naha

Dioecesis Nahanus



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Bishop(s)

  • Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 December 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nagasaki
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Japan
  • Square Kilometers: 2,266 (875 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.naha.catholic.jp/
  • Mailing Address: 3 Chome 7-2, Asato, Naha-shi, Okinawa-ken 902-0067, Japan
  • Telephone: (098)863-2020
  • Fax: 863-8474

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 December 1972ErectedDiocese of Kagoshima Diocese of Naha (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19804,6161,092,096.4%313162881655ap1981
19905,7671,214,592.5%201333174167613ap1991
19996,3311,302,945.5%181230211157213ap2000
20006,1241,313,770.5%51318340167113ap2001
20016,2131,313,770.5%181028221137213ap2002
20026,2261,331,589.5%41418345175913ap2003
20036,0851,333,498.5%1115262344185813ap2004
20046,1181,351,175.5%314173594176513ap2005

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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