Paul Hisao Yasuda

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His Excellency

Paul Hisao Yasuda
Archbishop Emeritus of Osaka
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
SeeArchidocese of Osaka
In office1978–1997
PredecessorPaul Yoshigoro Cardinal Taguchi
SuccessorLeo Jun Ikenaga
Ordination21 May 1955
Consecration21 March 1970
by Bruno Wüstenberg
Personal details
BornDecember 20, 1921
DiedApril 23, 2016(2016-04-23) (aged 94)
Previous post(s)Auxiliary Bishop of Osaka (1970-1978)

Paul Hisao Yasuda (Japanese: パウロ 安田 久雄, Hepburn: Pauro Yasuda Hisao, December 20, 1921 – April 23, 2016) was a Japanese prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.

Yasuda was born in Kurume, Japan and was ordained a priest on May 21, 1955. He was appointed auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Osaka on February 5, 1970 as well as titular bishop of Tucci and was consecrated bishop on March 21, 1970. Yasuda was appointed archbishop of the Archdiocese of Osaka on November 15, 1978, where he served until his retirement on May 10, 1997. He died in April 2016 at the age of 94.[1]


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