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Seniority by Bishop Ordination


Ordained
Bishop
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
25 Jan 1970 Bishop Peter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita
23 Sep 1976 Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop Emeritus of Kyōto
23 Feb 1985 Bishop Paul Kazuhiro MoriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
15 Jan 1988 Bishop Peter Toshio JinushiBishop Emeritus of Sapporo
16 Sep 1991 Archbishop Peter Takeo OkadaArchbishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
4 Jul 1993 Bishop Augustinus Jun-ichi NomuraBishop Emeritus 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 Emeritus of Naha
15 Jun 1997 Bishop Paul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto
15 May 1999 Bishop Rafael Masahiro UmemuraBishop of Yokohama
17 Jul 1999 Bishop Michael Gorō MatsuuraBishop of Nagoya
30 Oct 1999 Archbishop Joseph ChennothApostolic Nuncio to Japan
Most Junior
8 Oct 2018 Father Francis Xavier Hiroaki NakanoBishop-Elect of Kagoshima
24 Sep 2018 Father Mario Michiaki Yamanouchi, S.D.B.Bishop-Elect of Saitama
16 Jul 2018 Bishop Paul Toshihiro SakaiAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka
16 Jul 2018 Bishop Josep Maria Abella Batlle, C.M.F.Auxiliary Bishop of Osaka
12 Feb 2018 Bishop Wayne Francis Berndt, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop of Naha
19 Sep 2016 Bishop Alexis Mitsuru Shirahama, P.S.S.Bishop of Hiroshima
14 Oct 2013 Bishop Bernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
23 Sep 2011 Thomas Aquino Manyo Cardinal 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 Emeritus of Kagoshima

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