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Oldest and Youngest Bishops


BirthdateAgeNameCurrent Title
Oldest
31 Mar 1924 Bishop Peter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita
31 Aug 1927 Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop Emeritus of Kyōto
23 Jul 1928 Bishop Paul Shinichi ItonagaBishop Emeritus of Kagoshima
20 Sep 1930 Bishop Peter Toshio JinushiBishop Emeritus of Sapporo
11 Mar 1937 Archbishop Leo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Archbishop Emeritus of Osaka
20 Nov 1937 Bishop Augustinus Jun-ichi NomuraBishop Emeritus of Nagoya
10 Dec 1938 Bishop Paul Kazuhiro MoriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
25 Mar 1941 Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Naha
24 Oct 1941 Archbishop Peter Takeo OkadaArchbishop of Tōkyō
5 Jul 1942 Archbishop Alberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
20 Aug 1942 Bishop Paul Kenjiro KoriyamaBishop of Kagoshima
13 Oct 1943 Archbishop Joseph ChennothApostolic Nuncio to Japan
Youngest
20 May 1962 Father Alexis Mitsuru Shirahama, P.S.S.Bishop-Elect of Hiroshima
1 Nov 1958 Bishop Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata
2 Dec 1955 Bishop Bernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
22 May 1955 Bishop Dominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Fukuoka
11 Mar 1955 Bishop James Kazuo KodaAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō
7 Oct 1954 Bishop Paul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto
13 Feb 1953 Bishop Marcellino Taiji TaniBishop Emeritus of Saitama
28 Sep 1952 Bishop Michael Gorō MatsuuraBishop of Nagoya
14 Jun 1952 Bishop Rafael Masahiro UmemuraBishop of Yokohama
3 Mar 1949 Archbishop Thomas Aquino Manyo MaedaArchbishop of Osaka
1 Aug 1948 Bishop Paul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
8 Jul 1947 Bishop John Eijiro SuwaBishop of Takamatsu

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