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 province Nagasaki 長崎
Metropolitan Nagasaki 長崎
Statistics
Area 9,187 km2 (3,547 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
1,698,500
9,281 (0.5%)
Information
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral St Francis Xavier Cathedral in Kagoshima
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Paul Kenjiro Koriyama
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami
Emeritus Bishops Paul 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 catedral episcopal see is Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier (Xavier Church), in the city of Kagoshima.

History[edit]

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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