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Diocese of

Jeonju 전주

South Korea South Korea

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,067 km²

Population: 195,094 Catholics (10.4% of 1,869,711 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gwangju 광주

Neighbouring Dioceses: Daejeon 대전 (↑), Cheongju 청주 (↗), Daegu 대구 (→), Masan 마산 (↘), Gwangju 광주 (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 95 parishes, 5 missions, 188 priests (181 diocesan, 7 religious), 334 lay religious (11 brothers, 323 sisters), 39 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Daejeon 대전 (↑), Cheongju 청주 (↗), Daegu 대구 (→), Masan 마산 (↘), Gwangju 광주 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.03.14 – ...):Bishop John Kim Son-tae (55)Bishop John Kim Son-tae (김선태 사도요한) (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jeonju 전주 (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Kim Son-tae (55)Bishop John Kim Son-tae (김선태 사도요한) (55)Permalink
(2017.03.14 – ...)

Bishop of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea)

Born:1961.09.15 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1989.01.20
Consecrated Bishop:2017.05.13

Bishop of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (2017.03.14 – ...)

Bishop Vincent Ri Pyung-ho (76)Bishop Vincent Ri Pyung-ho (이병호 빈첸시오) (76)Permalink
(1990.02.08 – 2017.03.14)

Bishop emeritus of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea)

Non quid ego volo sed quod tu

Born:1941.03.10 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1969.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.03

Bishop of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1990.02.08 – 2017.03.14)

Bishop Michael Pak Jeong-il (90)Bishop Michael Pak Jeong-il (박정일 미카엘) (90)Permalink
(1982.06.08 – 1988.12.15)

Bishop emeritus of Masan 마산 (South Korea)

In fide et lenitate / 충성 온유

Born:1926.12.18 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1958.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.31

Bishop of Jeju 제주 (South Korea) (1977.04.15 – 1982.06.08)

Bishop of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1982.06.08 – 1988.12.15)

Bishop of Masan 마산 (South Korea) (1988.12.15 – 2002.11.11)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (1999 – 2002)

Bishop Augustine Kim Jae-deok (김재덕 아우구스티노)Permalink
(1973.01.29 – 1981.04.10)

Per quem omnia

Born:1920.06.01 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1947.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1973.03.19
Died:1988.06.05 († 68)

Bishop of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1973.01.29 – 1981.04.10)

Bishop Peter Han Kong-ryel (한공렬 베드로) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1962.03.10 – 1971)

In verbo tuo laxabo rete

Born:1913.02.03 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1961.03.12
Died:1973.03.07 († 60)

Titular Bishop of Sagalassus (1961.01.03 – 1962.03.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1961.01.03 – 1962.03.10)

Bishop of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1962.03.10 – 1971)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea) (1971 – 1973.03.07)

Vicars Apostolic of Jeonju 전주 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Han Kong-ryel (한공렬 베드로) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1961.01.03 – 1962.03.10)

(see above)

Bishop Bartholomew Kim Hyeon-bae (김현배 바르톨로메오)Permalink
(1957.01.26 – 1960.04.30)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1906.08.23 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1932.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.21
Died:1960.04.30 († 53)

Prefect Apostolic of Zenshu (South Korea) (1947.06.13 – 1950.07.12)

Prefect Apostolic of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1950.07.12 – 1957.01.26)

Titular Bishop of Agbia (1957.01.26 – 1960.04.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Jeonju 전주 (South Korea) (1957.01.26 – 1960.04.30)

Prefects Apostolic of Jeonju 전주 (Roman Rite)

Fr. Bartholomew Kim Hyeon-bae (김현배 바르톨로메오) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1950.07.12 – 1957.01.26)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Zenshu (Roman Rite)

Fr. Bartholomew Kim Hyeon-bae (김현배 바르톨로메오) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1947.06.13 – 1950.07.12)

(see above)

Fr. Paul Chou (주재용 바오로)Permalink
(1941 – 1946)

Died:1946

Prefect Apostolic of Zenshu (South Korea) (1941 – 1946)

Fr. Stephen Kim (김양홍 스테파노)Permalink
(1937.04.13 – 1941)

Died:1941

Prefect Apostolic of Zenshu (South Korea) (1937.04.13 – 1941)


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