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Diocese of Nagoya

Bishop Michael Goro Matsuura
Bishop Matsuura
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Bishop Michael Goro Matsuura
2-6-35 Aoi, Higashi-ku,
Nagoya-shi 461-0004, Japan

Phone: (052)935-2223
Fax :935-2254
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Michael Goro Matsuura was born on Sept. 28, 1952, in Nagoya, Aichi prefecture. He was ordained a priest on March 21, 1981, and was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Osaka on April 19, 1999. His episcopal ordination was on July 17, 1999. On Mar. 29, 2015 he was appointed as the Bishop of Nagoya.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Augustine Jun'ichi Nomura (1993-2015)
  • Bishop Aloysius Nobuo Soma (1969-1993)
  • Bishop Peter Magoshiro Matsuoka (1941-1969; 1941-1945 Administrator Apostolic; 1945-1962 Prefect Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Joseph Reiners, S.V.D. (1922-1941 Prefect Apostolic)
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