||Curriculum Vitae of Cardinal Peter Shirayanagi:
On June 17, 1928: born in Tokyo.
On 21 December, 1954: ordained a priest.
1955 -57: worked at the bishop office
1957-60: studied at Pontifical Urbanian University, Rome and obtained in Doctorate in Canon Law.
1960-66: worked at the bishop office.
On May 8, 1966: consecrated as Auxiliary Bishop of Tokyo.
On November 15, 1969: appointed coadjutor bishop of Tokyo.
On February 21, 1970: became Archbishop of Tokyo.
On October 30, 1994: named a cardinal by Pope John Paul II.
On June 12, 2000: retired for health reason from the office of archbishop of Tokyo