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Diocese of

Suwon 수원

South Korea South Korea

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,371 km²

Population: 866,935 Catholics (11.0% of 7,897,658 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul 서울

Neighbouring Dioceses: Incheon 인천 (↖), Seoul 서울 (↑), Chuncheon 춘천 (↗), Wonju 원주 (→), Cheongju 청주 (↘), Daejeon 대전 (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 206 parishes, 1 mission, 489 priests (419 diocesan, 70 religious), 1,580 lay religious (162 brothers, 1,418 sisters), 208 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Incheon 인천 (↖), Seoul 서울 (↑), Chuncheon 춘천 (↗), Wonju 원주 (→), Cheongju 청주 (↘), Daejeon 대전 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.03.30 – ...):Bishop Mathias Ri Iong-hoon (67)Bishop Mathias Ri Iong-hoon (이용훈 마티아) (67)
Auxiliary Bishop (2011.02.07 – ...):Bishop Linus Lee Seong-hyo (61)Bishop Linus Lee Seong-hyo (이성효 리노) (61)

Titular Bishop of Turris Tamalleni

Auxiliary Bishop (2015.07.23 – ...):Bishop John Moon Hee-jong (52)Bishop John Moon Hee-jong (문희종(文熙鍾) 요한 세례자) (52)

Titular Bishop of Mutia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Suwon 수원 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mathias Ri Iong-hoon (67)Bishop Mathias Ri Iong-hoon (이용훈 마티아) (67)Permalink
(2009.03.30 – ...)

Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea)

Unitas in Christo / 그리스도 안에서 일치

Born:1951.09.13 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1979.03.06
Consecrated Bishop:2003.05.14

Titular Bishop of Catabum castra (2003.03.19 – 2008.10.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (2003.03.19 – 2008.10.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (2008.10.10 – 2009.03.30)

Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (2009.03.30 – ...)

Bishop Paul Choi Deok-ki (70)Bishop Paul Choi Deok-ki (최덕기 바오로) (70)Permalink
(1997.06.04 – 2009.03.30)

Bishop emeritus of Suwon 수원 (South Korea)

그리스도와 함께

Born:1948.01.15 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1975.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.22

Coadjutor Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (1996.01.11 – 1997.06.04)

Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (1997.06.04 – 2009.03.30)

Bishop Angelo Kim Nam-su (김남수 안젤로)Permalink
(1974.10.05 – 1997.06.04)

Ut sint unum / 모두 하나가 되게 하소서

Born:1922.06.04 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1948.10.17
Consecrated Bishop:1974.11.21
Died:2002.06.01 († 79)

Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (1974.10.05 – 1997.06.04)

Military Vicar of South Korea (South Korea) (1983.11.22 – 1986.07.21)

Military Ordinary of South Korea (South Korea) (1986.07.21 – 1989.10.23)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (1987 – 1993)

Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi (93)Bishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi (윤공희 빅토리노) (93) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1963.10.07 – 1973.10.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea)

Pax Christi / 그리스도의 평화

Born:1924.11.08 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1950.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1963.10.20

Bishop of Suwon 수원 (South Korea) (1963.10.07 – 1973.10.25)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (1967 – 1970)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea) (1973.10.25 – 2000.11.30)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (1975 – 1981)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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