The House of Bishops established the Missionary District of Okinawa on Sept. 18, 1967. The first and only Missionary Bishop of Okinawa was the Rt. Rev. Edmond L. Browning. On Jan. 1, 1972, it was transferred to the Holy Catholic Church in Japan (Nippon Sei Ko Kai).
Okinawa, Missionary District of
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