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Diocese of Kyōto

Dioecesis Kyotensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 12 July 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Osaka
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Japan
  • Square Kilometers: 18,095 (6,989 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.kyoto.catholic.jp/
  • Mailing Address: Sanjo Agaru, Kawaramanchi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-fu 604-8006, Japan
  • Telephone: (075)211-3025
  • Fax: 211-3041

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Kyoto
17 June 1937ErectedDiocese of Osaka Prefecture Apostolic of Kyoto (erected)
Diocese of Kyōto
12 July 1951ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Kyoto Diocese of Kyōto

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Kyoto
19493,0175,040,000.1%245291046399ap1951
Diocese of Kyōto
197018,8195,447,000.3%208610617710530951ap1971
198019,6906,450,275.3%1868862288027260ap1981
199020,6096,984,017.3%1463772677129060ap1991
199919,9727,255,585.3%2058782566625359ap2000
200019,7037,291,929.3%1860782526726358ap2001
200119,7937,288,548.3%1758752636725857ap2002
200219,0277,289,567.3%1757742576625157ap2003
200318,9817,309,646.3%1752692755925657ap2004
200419,1987,314,195.3%1756732626425057ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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