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Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya
Bishop Katsuya
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Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya
10, 6-chome,
kitaichijohigashi, Chuo-ku,
Sapporo, 060-0031,
Hokkaido

Phone: 011-241-2785
Fax :221-3668
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya was born on Dec. 2, 1955.He was ordained priest on Apr. 29, 1986.He was appointed bishop of Sapporo,on Jun. 22, 2013.He was ordained bishop of Sapporo on Oct. 14, 2013.

The diocese had been vacant since the retirement of Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi in November 2009.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi (1988-2009)
  • Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi (1988-2009)
  • Bishop Benedict Takahiko Tomizawa (1953 -1987)
  • Msgr. Augustine Isamu Seno (1944-1952, Administrator Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Lawrence Tatewaki Toda (1941-1944. Administrator Apostolic)
  • Bishop Wenceslas Joseph Kinold, O.F.M (1915-1941: 1915-1929 Prefect Apostolic, 1929-1941 Vicar Apostolic)

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