Roman Catholic Diocese of Kagoshima

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Diocese of Kagoshima
Dioecesis Kagoshimaensis
カトリック鹿児島教区
Catholic Kagoshima Cathedral.jpg
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
Location
Country Japan
Ecclesiastical provinceNagasaki 長崎
MetropolitanNagasaki 長崎
Statistics
Area9,187 km2 (3,547 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
1,698,500
9,281 (0.5%)
Information
RiteLatin Rite
CathedralSt Francis Xavier Cathedral in Kagoshima
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPaul Kenjiro Koriyama
Metropolitan ArchbishopJoseph Mitsuaki Takami
Emeritus BishopsPaul Shinichi Itonaga Bishop Emeritus (1970-2005)
Map
Giappone - Diocesi di Kagoshima.png
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kagoshima (Latin: Kagoshimaen(sis), Japanese: カトリック鹿児島教区) is a suffragan Latin diocese in the Ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archbishop of Nagasaki 長崎, in southern Japan.

Its episcopal see is the Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier (Xavier Church), in the city of Kagoshima.

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(all Roman Rite)

Apostolic Prefects of Kagoshima
Suffragan Bishops of Kagoshima

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Coordinates: 31°35′30″N 130°33′02″E / 31.59167°N 130.55056°E / 31.59167; 130.55056