The bishop of a diocese in northern part of Japan devastated by yesteday’s earthquake and tsunami, is said to be safe but uncontactable.
Bishop Hiromichi Kato managed to get a message out to say that he is OK, but according Rikkyo University professor Rev.Prof. Renta Nishihara no one has managed to contact him directly.
Prof. Nishihara added that Bp Kato had revealed many churches of Tohoku , including the cathedral suffered the heavy damage.
This news comes as Japan wakes the morning after one of the country’s largest ever earthquakes that has killed more than 400 people and 215,000 to flee their homes.