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Diocese of Saitama

Bishop Marcellinus Daiji Tani
Bishop Marcellinus Daiji Tani
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Bishop Marcellinus Daiji Tani
Bishop's Residence:6-4-12, Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, Saitama-shi, SAITAMA, 336-0001, Japan
+81-48 831-3150
Fax :+81-48 824-3532
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Bishop Marcellinus Daiji Tani was born on Feb. 13, 1953, in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture. He was ordained a priest on March 21, 1986. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Urawa on May 10, 2000, as the diocese was called until it was changed to Saitama diocese on March 31, 2003. His episcopal ordination was on Sept. 15, 2000.On 27 June 2013 , The Holy Father accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the diocese of Saitama, Japan, presented by Bishop Marcellino Daiji Tani, in accordance with canon 401 para. 2 of the Code of Canon Law.
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