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Japan

Seniority by Priestly Ordination


Ordained
Priest
YearsNameCurrent Title
Most Senior
21 Dec 1951 Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi TanakaBishop Emeritus of Kyōto
6 Sep 1952 Bishop Peter Baptist Tadamaro Ishigami, O.F.M. Cap.Bishop Emeritus of Naha
14 Sep 1952 Bishop Paul Shinichi ItonagaBishop Emeritus of Kagoshima
21 May 1955 Archbishop Paul Hisao YasudaArchbishop Emeritus of Osaka
19 Mar 1957 Bishop Peter Takaaki HirayamaBishop Emeritus of Oita
20 Mar 1960 Bishop Peter Toshio JinushiBishop Emeritus of Sapporo
19 Mar 1962 Bishop Joseph Atsumi MisueBishop Emeritus of Hiroshima
9 Feb 1964 Bishop Francis Xavier Osamu Mizobe, S.D.B.Bishop Emeritus of Takamatsu
19 Dec 1964 Bishop Augustinus Jun-ichi NomuraBishop of Nagoya
11 Sep 1966 Archbishop Alberto Bottari de CastelloApostolic Nuncio to Hungary
11 Mar 1967 Bishop Paul Kazuhiro MoriAuxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Tōkyō
21 Dec 1967 Bishop Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv.Bishop of Naha
Most Junior
29 Apr 1986 Bishop Bernard Taiji KatsuyaBishop of Sapporo
21 Mar 1986 Bishop Marcellino Taiji TaniBishop Emeritus of Saitama
15 Mar 1986 Bishop Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D.Bishop of Niigata
25 Mar 1985 Bishop Rafael Masahiro UmemuraBishop of Yokohama
3 Mar 1985 Bishop James Kazuo KodaAuxiliary Bishop of Tōkyō
20 Mar 1984 Bishop Paul Yoshinao OtsukaBishop of Kyōto
19 Mar 1982 Bishop Dominic Ryōji MiyaharaBishop of Fukuoka
21 Mar 1981 Bishop Michael Gorō MatsuuraAuxiliary Bishop of Osaka
26 Nov 1976 Bishop John Eijiro SuwaBishop of Takamatsu
19 Mar 1975 Archbishop Thomas Aquino Manyo MaedaArchbishop of Osaka
19 Mar 1975 Bishop Paul Sueo HamaguchiBishop of Oita
16 Sep 1974 Bishop Martin Tetsuo HiragaBishop of Sendai

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