List of Roman Catholic dioceses in Japan

List of Roman Catholic dioceses in Japan

The following is the List of the Roman Catholic dioceses of Japan. The Roman Catholic Church in Japan is divided into sixteen ecclesiastical territories, called dioceses, led by prelate bishops. Dioceses led by archbishops are called archdioceses. There are three archdioceses which serve as the seats of three metropolitan provinces of the Roman Catholic Church.

List of dioceses

Episcopal Conference of Japan

Ecclesiastical Province of Nagasaki

*Archdiocese of Nagasaki
**Diocese of Fukuoka
**Diocese of Kagoshima
**Diocese of Naha
**Diocese of Oita

Ecclesiastical Province of Osaka

*Archdiocese of Osaka
**Diocese of Hiroshima
**Diocese of Kyoto
**Diocese of Nagoya
**Diocese of Takamatsu

Ecclesiastical Province of Tokyo

*Archdiocese of Tokyo
**Diocese of Niigata
**Diocese of Saitama
**Diocese of Sapporo
**Diocese of Sendai
**Diocese of Yokohama

Resources

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/data/countryJP.htm List of Japanese dioceses] by [http://www.gcatholic.com Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/country/jp.html Catholic Hierarchy Profile of the Catholic Church in Japan]

ee also

* [http://www.gcatholic.com/dioceses/data/countryJP.htm Giga-Catholic Information]
* [http://www.cbcj.catholic.jp/eng/ediocese/index.htm Map of Japan by Diocese]


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