Diocese of

Kyoto 京都

Japan Japan

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kyoto 京都 / Kyoten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Osaka–Takamatsu 大阪高松

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 3

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.03.03 – ...):Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (69)Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (パウロ 大塚喜直) (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kyoto 京都 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (69)Bishop Paul Yoshinao Otsuka (パウロ 大塚喜直) (69)
(1997.03.03 – ...)

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1954.10.07 (Kyōto, 京都府, 関西地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1984.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1997.06.15

Priest of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1984.03.20 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1997.03.03 – ...)

Bishop Raymond Ken’ichi Tanaka (ライムンド 田中健一)
(1976.07.08 – 1997.03.03)

Born:1927.08.31 (Uwajima, 愛媛県, 四国, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1976.09.23
Died:2021.07.29 (Uwajima, 愛媛県, 四国, Japan † 93)

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1976.07.08 – 1997.03.03)

Bishop Paul Yoshiyuki Furuya (パウロ 古屋義之)
(1951.07.12 – 1976.07.08)

Born:1900.02.09 (Wakayama, 和歌山県, 関西地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1928.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1951.09.21
Died:1991.02.02 († 90)

Prefect Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1940 – 1951.07.12)

Bishop of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1951.07.12 – 1976.07.08)

Prefects Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Paul Yoshiyuki Furuya (パウロ 古屋義之) (later Bishop)
(1940 – 1951.07.12)

(see above)

Fr. Patrick James Byrne (パトリック・バーン / 방 파트리치오), M.M. (later Bishop)
(1937.03.19 – 1940.10.10)

Born:1888.10.26 (Washington, DC, USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.14
Died:1950.11.25 (North Korea † 62)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1927.11.09 – 1929.08.12)

Prefect Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1937.03.19 – 1940.10.10)

Titular Bishop of Gazera (1949.04.07 – 1950.11.25)

Apostolic Delegate to Korea (1949.04.07 – 1950.11.25)

Bishop and religious of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America (Maryknoll Fathers).

Special Churches

Churches by City (60)

Osaka–Takamatsu 大阪高松 (↙), Nagoya 名古屋 (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 18,095 km²

Population: 17,794 Catholics (0.3% of 7,086,424 total)

Pastoral Centres: 46 parishes, 11 missions

Personnel: 38 priests (14 diocesan, 24 religious), 166 religious (28 brothers, 138 sisters), 2 seminarians

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