ASIA/JAPAN - Resignation and appointment of metropolitan archbishop of Nagasaki

Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) – Today, the Holy Father has accepted the resignation from the pastoral care of the metropolitan archdiocese of Nagasaki, Japan, presented by Archbishop Joseph Mitsuaki Takami, P.S.S.
At the same time, the Pope appointed as Bishop Peter Michiaki Nakamura, until now titular of Fessei and auxiliary of Nagasaki, as metropolitan archbishop of the same see. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 28/12/2021)