Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Tokyo 東京

Japan Japan

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Tokyo 東京 / Tōkyō / Tokien(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Niigata 新潟, Saitama さいたま, Sapporo 札幌, Sendai 仙台, Yokohama 横浜

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 8

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.10.25 – ...):Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D. (65)Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi (タルチシオ 菊地 功), S.V.D. (65)

President of Caritas Internationalis

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan

Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

Auxiliary Bishop (2023.09.16 – ...):Bishop Andrea Lembo, P.I.M.E. (50)Bishop Andrea Lembo (アンドレア・レンボ), P.I.M.E. (50)

Titular Bishop of Mulia

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Tokyo 東京 (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D. (65)Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi (タルチシオ 菊地 功), S.V.D. (65)
(2017.10.25 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan)
President of Caritas Internationalis
President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan
Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences

Varietate unitas

Born:1958.11.01 (Iwate, 岩手県, 東北地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1986.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:2004.09.20

Bishop of Niigata 新潟 (Japan) (2004.04.29 – 2017.10.25)

Apostolic Administrator of Sapporo 札幌 (Japan) (2009.11.17 – 2013.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (2017.10.25 – ...)

Secretary General of Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (2021.07.22 – ...)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2022.02.14 – ...)

President of Caritas Internationalis (2023.05.13 – ...)

Archbishop Peter Takeo Okada (ペトロ 岡田武夫)
(2000.02.17 – 2017.10.25)

主に望みをおく人 / Caritas fides spes

Born:1941.10.24 (Ichikawa, 千葉県, 関東地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.03
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.16
Died:2020.12.18 (Urawa, 埼玉県, 関東地方, Japan † 79)

Bishop of Urawa 浦和 (Japan) (1991.04.15 – 2000.02.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (2000.02.17 – 2017.10.25)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2007.06 – 2010)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2010 – 2013.06)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (2013.06 – 2016.06.17)

Apostolic Administrator of Saitama さいたま (Japan) (2013.07.27 – 2017.10.25)

Cardinal Peter Seiichi Shirayanagi (ペトロ 白柳誠一)
(1970.02.21 – 2000.02.17)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1928.06.17 (Hachiōji, 東京都, 関東地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1954.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1966.05.08
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2009.12.30 (Tōkyō, 東京都, 関東地方, Japan † 81)

Priest of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1954.12.21 – 1966.03.15)

Titular Bishop of Atenia (1966.03.15 – 1969.11.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1966.03.15 – 1969.11.15)

Titular Archbishop of Castro (1969.11.15 – 1970.02.21)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1969.11.15 – 1970.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1970.02.21 – 2000.02.17)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (1983 – 1992)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Emerenziana a Tor Fiorenza (1994.11.26 – 2009.12.30)

Cardinal Peter Tatsuo Doi (ペトロ 土井辰雄)
(1937.12.02 – 1970.02.21)

A solis ortu

Born:1892.12.22 (Sendai, 宮城県, 東北地方, Japan)
Ordained Priest:1921.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1938.02.13
Created Cardinal:1960.03.28
Died:1970.02.21 (Tōkyō, 東京都, 関東地方, Japan † 77)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1937.12.02 – 1970.02.21)

Apostolic Administrator of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1945 – 1947)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (1958 – 1970.02.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana (1960.03.31 – 1970.02.21)

Archbishop Jean-Baptiste-Alexis Chambon (ジャン・アレキシス・ジャンボン), M.E.P.
(1927.03.16 – 1937.11.09)

Born:1875.03.17 (France)
Ordained Priest:1899.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1927.05.04
Died:1948.09.08 († 73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1927.03.16 – 1937.11.09)

Archbishop-Bishop of Yokohama 横浜 (Japan) (1937.11.09 – 1940.09.18)

Titular Archbishop of Amorium (1940.11.12 – 1948.09.08)

Archbishop Jean-Pierre Rey (ジャン・ピエール・レイ), M.E.P.
(1912.06.01 – 1926.03.06)

Born:1858.11.03 (France)
Ordained Priest:1882.03.04
Consecrated Bishop:1912.07.25
Died:1930.05.25 († 71)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1912.06.01 – 1926.03.06)

Titular Archbishop of Philippopolis (1926.03.06 – 1930.05.25)

Archbishop François Bonne (フランソワ・ボンヌ), M.E.P.
(1910.09.15 – 1912.01.11)

Born:1855.03.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1879.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1911.05.01
Died:1912.01.11 († 56)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1910.09.15 – 1912.01.11)

Archbishop Pierre-Xavier Mugabure (ピエール・ザヴィーエ・ムガブル), M.E.P.
(1906.06.27 – 1910.05.27)

Born:1850.09.01 (France)
Ordained Priest:1874.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1902.06.22
Died:1910.05.27 († 59)

Titular Archbishop of Sagalassus (1902.03.21 – 1906.06.27)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1902.03.21 – 1906.06.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1906.06.27 – 1910.05.27)

Archbishop Pierre-Marie Osouf (ピエール・オズーフ), M.E.P.
(1891.06.15 – 1906.06.27)

Born:1829.03.26 (France)
Ordained Priest:1852.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1877.02.11
Died:1906.06.27 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Arsinoë (1876.05.20 – 1891.06.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Northern Japan 日本北緯 (Japan) (1876.05.20 – 1891.06.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tokyo 東京 (Japan) (1891.06.15 – 1906.06.27)

Vicars Apostolic of Northern Japan 日本北緯 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre-Marie Osouf (ピエール・オズーフ), M.E.P. (later Archbishop)
(1876.05.20 – 1891.06.15)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (80)

Yokohama 横浜 (↙), Saitama さいたま (↖)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 7,352 km²

Population: 93,569 Catholics (0.5% of 20,307,005 total)

Pastoral Centres: 78 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 309 priests (69 diocesan, 240 religious), 3 deacons, 1,470 religious (337 brothers, 1,133 sisters), 2 seminarians

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