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Diocese of

Pyong-yang 평양

North Korea North Korea

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pyong-yang 평양 / P’yŏng-yang / 平壤 (正體中文) / Pyeongyangen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul 서울

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Fushun 撫順 (↑), Hamhung 함흥 (↗), Tŏkwon 덕원 (→), Uijeongbu 의정부 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.10.28 – ...):Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D. (61)Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick (정순택 베드로 / 鄭淳澤), O.C.D. (61)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Heijo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D. (61)Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick (정순택 베드로 / 鄭淳澤), O.C.D. (61)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.10.28 – ...)

Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (78)Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政) (78)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.05.10 – 2021.10.28)

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1998.06.06 – 2012.05.10)

Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (김수환 스테파노 / 金壽宦)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1975.06.10 – 1998.04.03)

Msgr. George Carroll, M.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1950.11 – 1975)

Bishop Francis Hong Yong-ho (홍용호 프란치스코 / 洪龍浩)Permalink
(1944.03.24 – 1949?)

Surgite eamus

Born:1906.10.12 (Pyongyang, North Korea)
Ordained Priest:1933.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1944.06.29
Died:1949? (North Korea † 43)

Titular Bishop of Auzia (1944.03.24 – 1949?)

Vicar Apostolic of Heijo (North Korea) (1944.03.24 – 1949?)

Bishop. Likely died in concentration camp.

Bishop William Francis O’Shea, M.M.Permalink
(1939.07.11 – 1944.04.17)

Pater omnium

Born:1884.12.09 (New York, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1917.12.05
Died:1945.02.27 († 60)

Vicar Apostolic of Heijo (North Korea) (1939.07.11 – 1944.04.17)

Titular Bishop of Naissus (1939.07.11 – 1945.02.27)

Prefects Apostolic of Peng-yang (Roman Rite)

Fr. William R. BoothPermalink
(1936 – 1938)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1936 – 1938)

Fr. John Edward Morris, M.H.M.Permalink
(1930.04.01 – 1936)

Born:1889.01.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1914.06.13
Died:1937 († 48)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1930.04.01 – 1936)

Fr. Patrick James Byrne (パトリック・バーン / 방 파트리치오), M.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1927.11.09 – 1929.08.12)

Born:1888.10.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.14
Died:1950.11.25 († 62)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1927.11.09 – 1929.08.12)

Prefect Apostolic of Kyoto 京都 (Japan) (1937.03.19 – 1940.10.10)

Titular Bishop of Gazera (1949.04.07 – 1950.11.25)

Apostolic Delegate to Korea (1949.04.07 – 1950.11.25)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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