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Diocese of Naha

Dioecesis Nahana



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Bishop(s)

  • Wayne Francis Berndt, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop
  • Berard Toshio Oshikawa, O.F.M. Conv., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 18 December 1972
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Nagasaki
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Japan
  • Square Kilometers: 2,277 (879 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.naha.catholic.jp/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 3 Chome 7-2, Asato, Naha-shi, Okinawa-ken 902-0067, Japan
  • Telephone: (098)863-2020
  • Fax: 863-8474

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Apostolic Administration of Okinawa and the Southern Islands (Ryukyus)
1947ErectedPrefecture Apostolic of Kagoshima Apostolic Administration of Okinawa and the Southern Islands (Ryukyus) (erected)
Diocese of Naha
18 December 1972ElevatedApostolic Administration of Okinawa and the Southern Islands (Ryukyus) Diocese of Naha

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Naha
19804,6161,092,096.4%313162881655ap1981
19905,7671,214,592.5%201333174167613ap1991
19996,3311,302,945.5%181230211157213ap2000
20006,1241,313,770.5%51318340167113ap2001
20016,2131,313,770.5%181028221137213ap2002
20026,2261,331,589.5%41418345175913ap2003
20036,0851,333,498.5%1115262344185813ap2004
20046,1181,351,175.5%314173594176513ap2005
20135,9861,412,753.4%813212854156213ap2014
20166,0851,432,871.4%813212894275913ap2017

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


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