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Former University President Fr. Masao Tsuchida, S.J. Passes Away

Fr. Masao Tsuchida, S.J.

Fr. Masao Tsuchida, S.J., former president of Sophia University, passed away Friday, October 26, 2018 at age 95.

He served the university as president from April 1987 to March 1993 and was professor emeritus from 1993 until his death.

We hereby extend our deepest condolences on the death of Fr. Tsuchida.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, October 30 at 7:30 pm and a memorial mass will take place on Wednesday, October 31 at 1:30 pm. Both will be held at the Main Chapel of St. Ignatius Church in Tokyo.