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Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi
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Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi
Archbishop's House,
Sekiguchi 3-16-15,
Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0014,

Phone: (03)3943-2301; +81-3-3943-2301
Fax :3944-8511
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi was born on November 01, 1958.
He is a Japanese Roman Catholic prelate and professed member from the Divine Word Missionaries who has been serving as Archbishop of Tokyo since his appointment in October 25, 2017.

He was ordained priest on March 15, 1986, and was appointed bishop of Niigata on September 20, 2004.

He was a former worker in the missions of Ghana in Western Africa.

Kikuchi serves as the President of Caritas Japan as well as for Caritas Asia. He also serves as a member of the Representative Council of Caritas Internationalis.

Archbishop Tarcisio Isao Kikuchi has been named the new secretary general of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) on July 22, 2021.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop James Kazuo Koda (29 Nov 2004 to 23 Jun 2018)
  • Archbishop Peter Takeo Okada (17 Feb 2000 Appointed - 25 Oct 2017 Retired)
  • Bishop Paul Kazuhiro Mori (1985-2000)
  • Auxiliary Bishop Paul Kazuhiro Mori (1984 - 2000)
  • Archbishop Peter Seiichi Cardinal Shirayanagi (1970-2000; 1994-2009 Cardinal)
  • Archbishop Peter Tatsuo Cardinal Doi (1937-1970; 1960-1970 Cardinal)
  • Archbishop Jean-Baptiste-Alexis Chambon, M.E.P. (1927-1937)
  • Archbishop Jean-Pierre Rey, M.E.P. (1912-1927)
  • Archbishop Francis Bonne, M.E.P. (1910-1912)
  • Archbishop Pierre-Xavier Mugabure, M.E.P. (1906-1910)
  • Archbishop Pierre-Marie Osouf, M.E.P. (1876-1906; 1876-1891 Vicar Apostolic, 1891-1906 Archbishop)

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