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Diocese of Yokohama

Dioecesis Yokohamaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 November 1937
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Tokyo
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Japan
  • Square Kilometers: 28,246 (10,910 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: 44 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi 231-8652, Japan
  • Telephone: (045)662-5585
  • Fax: 641-6522

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 November 1937ErectedArchdiocese of Tokyo Diocese of Yokohama (erected)
4 January 1939Territory LostDiocese of Yokohama Prefecture Apostolic of Urawa (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
19507,63015155085128434ap1951
197029,77711,244,335.3%2413616018619173524ap1971
198037,36613,181,944.3%797315224511263845ap1981
199045,85814,582,123.3%3310613932913357797ap1991
199952,55415,274,683.3%41103144364111863584ap2000
200052,86715,336,592.3%44103147359112463484ap2001
200151,99815,375,429.3%45100145358112159784ap2002
200252,39815,466,460.3%4592137382111158584ap2003
200352,76415,534,092.3%4090130405110957884ap2004
200453,51415,596,956.3%4287129414110556984ap2005
201056,37615,823,163.4%43731164869359984ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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