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Japan

Seniority by Bishop Ordination


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
18 Jan 1970 Bishop Paul Shinichi ItonagaBishop Emeritus of Kagoshima
25 Jan 1970 Bishop Peter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita
21 Mar 1970 Archbishop Paul Hisao YasudaArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka
23 Sep 1976 Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop Emeritus of Kyōto
23 Feb 1985 Bishop Paul Kazuhiro MoriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
16 Jun 1985 Bishop Joseph Atsumi MisueBishop Emeritus of Hiroshima
15 Jan 1988 Bishop Peter Toshio JinushiBishop Emeritus of Sapporo
16 Sep 1991 Archbishop Peter Takeo OkadaArchbishop of Tōkyō
4 Jul 1993 Bishop Augustinus Jun-ichi NomuraBishop of Nagoya
20 Mar 1996 Archbishop Leo Jun Ikenaga, S.J.Archbishop Emeritus of Osaka
25 May 1997 Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Naha
15 Jun 1997 Bishop Paul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto
Most Junior
14 Oct 2013 Bishop Bernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
23 Sep 2011 Archbishop Thomas Aquino Manyo MaedaArchbishop of Osaka
26 Jun 2011 Bishop Paul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
19 Jun 2011 Bishop John Eijiro SuwaBishop of Takamatsu
4 Mar 2006 Bishop Martin Tetsuo HiragaBishop of Sendai
29 Jan 2006 Bishop Paul Kenjiro KoriyamaBishop of Kagoshima
19 Feb 2005 Bishop James Kazuo KodaAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō
20 Sep 2004 Bishop Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata
29 Apr 2002 Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S.Archbishop of Nagasaki
1 Oct 2000 Bishop Dominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Fukuoka
15 Sep 2000 Bishop Marcellino Taiji TaniBishop Emeritus of Saitama
9 Sep 2000 Bishop Francis Xavier Osamu Mizobe, S.D.B.Bishop Emeritus of Takamatsu

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