ASIA/JAPAN - Resignation of the Archbishop of Tokyo and appointment of successor

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Today the Holy Father accepted the renunciation of the pastoral government of the Archdiocese of Tokyo, Japan, presented by His Exc. Mgr. Peter Takeo Okada. The Pope appointed His Exc. Mgr. Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi, S.V.D., until now Bishop of the Diocese of Niigata, as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tokyo. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 25/10/2017)