Diocese of Nagoya

Bishop Nomura

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Bishop Augustine Jun'ichi Nomura

Bishop's Residence, 6-37, 2-chome, Aoi, Higashi-ku, Nagoya, AICHI, 461-0004, Japan

+81-52 936-8367

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Bishop Augustine Jun'ichi Nomura was born on Nov. 20, 1937, in Kochi, Kochi Prefecture. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 19, 1964, and was appointed Bishop of Nagoya on April 5, 1993. His episcopal ordination was on July 4, 1993.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • 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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