Apostolic Nunciature to Japan

APOSTOLIC NUNCIATURE TO JAPAN
9-2, Sanban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0075
Tel.03-3263-6851 fax.03-3263-6060

Apostolic Nuncio

ジョセフ・チェノットゥ(Joseph Chennoth)大司教

Most Reverend
Joseph Chennoth, Titular Archbishop of Milevi

  • October 13, 1943, Born in Kochamangalam (India)
  • May 4, 1969, Ordained Priest
  • Doctor in Canon Law
  • 1977, Enter the diplomatic service of the Holy See
  • Worked in the Pontifical Missions in Cameroon, Turkey, Iran, the Section for the Relations with States of the Secretary of State, Belgium, Spain, Scandinavian Countries and the Republic of China(Taiwan) as Charge d’affaires a.i.
  • 1999-2005, Apostolic Nuncio in Central African Republic and Chad
  • June 15, 2005, Apostolic Nuncio in Tanzania

History & Predecessors

  • 1919 …Installation of the Apostolic Delegation
  • 1919-1921 Most Rev. Pietro Fumasoni-Biondi
  • 1922-1931 Most Rev. Mario Giardini
  • 1931-1933 Most Rev. Edward Mooney
  • 1933-1949 Most Rev. Paolo Marella
  • 1949-1960 Most Rev. Maximilian de Furstenberg
  • 1952 …Installation of the Apostolic Internunciature
  • 1960-1962 Most Rev. Domenico Enrici
  • 1962-1966 Most Rev. Mario Cagna
  • 1966 …Installation of Apostolic Nunciature
  • 1966-1973 Most Rev. Bruno Wüstenberg
  • 1974-1977 Most Rev. Ippolito Rotoli
  • 1978-1983 Most Rev. Mario Pio Gaspari
  • 1983-1997 Most Rev. William Aquin Carew
  • 1998-2005 Most Rev. Ambrose De Paoli
  • 2005-2011 Most Rev. Alberto Bottari de Castello

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