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Diocese of Nagoya

Dioecesis Nagoyaensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 16 April 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Osaka
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Japan
  • Square Kilometers: 28,486 (11,002 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.nagoya.catholic.or.jp/
  • Mailing Address: 2-6-37 2 Aoi, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi 461-0004, Japan
  • Telephone: (052)935-2223
  • Fax: 935-2254

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Nagoya
18 February 1922ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Niigata
Archdiocese of Tokyo
Prefecture Apostolic of Nagoya (erected)
Diocese of Nagoya
16 April 1962ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Nagoya Diocese of Nagoya

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Nagoya
19502,5218,563,425.0%643495115813ap1951
Diocese of Nagoya
197014,0049,707,655.1%20861061329322638ap1971
198018,38211,126,031.2%2212614812416426949ap1981
199022,33611,828,058.2%19116135165115822449ap1991
199924,26312,230,000.2%20118138175115121464ap2000
200024,45512,291,089.2%2111813917514520766ap2001
200124,40612,302,916.2%1911713617913920366ap2002
200225,15512,346,379.2%1698114220212021263ap2003
200324,86718,187,820.1%16115131189114221663ap2004
200425,38012,409,860.2%1611212819813320563ap2005

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


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