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Diocese of

Daejeon 대전

South Korea South Korea

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Daejeon 대전 / Taejŏn / 大田 (正體中文) / Tæieonen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul 서울

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Suwon 수원 (↑), Cheongju 청주 (↗), Jeonju 전주 (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.02.26 – ...):Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (66)Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (김종수 아우구스티노 / 金宗壽) (66)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

Auxiliary Bishop (2020.11.28 – ...):Bishop Stephanus Han Jung-hyun (51)Bishop Stephanus Han Jung-hyun (한정현 스테파노 / 韓楨鉉) (51)

Titular Bishop of Mozotcori

Ordinaries

Bishops of Daejeon 대전 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (66)Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (김종수 아우구스티노 / 金宗壽) (66)Permalink
(2022.02.26 – ...)

Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea)
General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

No ego, vivit in me Christus

Born:1956.02.08 (Taehung-dong, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1989.02.13
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.25

Titular Bishop of Sufasar (2009.02.10 – 2022.02.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (2009.02.10 – 2022.02.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (2021.07.30 – 2022.02.26)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (2021.10.12 – ...)

Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (2022.02.26 – ...)

Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (66)Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (김종수 아우구스티노 / 金宗壽) (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.07.30 – 2022.02.26)

Cardinal Lazzaro You Heung-sik (71)Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik (유흥식 라자로 / 俞興植) (71) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(2005.04.01 – 2021.06.11)

Cardinal-Deacon of Gesù Buon Pastore alla Montagnola
Prefect of Dicastery for the Clergy
President of Interdicastery Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order
Bishop emeritus of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea)

Lux mundi / 세상의 빛

Born:1951.11.17 (Nonsan, Chungnam, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2003.08.19
Created Cardinal:2022.08.27

Coadjutor Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (2003.07.09 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (2005.04.01 – 2021.06.11)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (2020.10.15 – 2021.06.11)

Archbishop ad personam (2021.06.11 – 2022.08.27)

Prefect of Dicastery for the Clergy (2021.06.11 – ...)

President of Interdicastery Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order (2021.06.11 – ...)

Cardinal-Deacon of Gesù Buon Pastore alla Montagnola (2022.08.27 [2022.11.20] – ...)

Bishop Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong (경갑룡 요셉 / 景甲龍)Permalink
(1984.07.02 – 2005.04.01)

Illum crescere me minui

Born:1930.03.11 (Yongdungp’o, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1977.03.25
Died:2020.12.16 (Daejeon, South Korea † 90)

Titular Bishop of Buffada (1977.02.03 – 1984.07.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (1977.02.03 – 1984.07.02)

Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (1984.07.02 – 2005.04.01)

Bishop Peter Hwang Min-sung (황민성 베드로)Permalink
(1965.03.22 – 1984.02.13)

Sanctificetur nomen tuum

Born:1923.08.01 (Ko-Yang, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1951.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1965.05.31
Died:1984.02.13 († 60)

Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (1965.03.22 – 1984.02.13)

Bishop Adrien-Jean Larribeau (원형근 아드리아노), M.E.P.Permalink
(1962.03.10 – 1963.11.06)

Born:1883.02.04 (La Romieu, France)
Ordained Priest:1907.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1927.05.01
Died:1974.08.12 († 91)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (1926.12.23 – 1933.01.23)

Titular Bishop of Dusa (1926.12.23 – 1962.03.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (1933.01.23 – 1942.01.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Daijeon (South Korea) (1958.07.04 – 1962.03.10)

Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea) (1962.03.10 – 1963.11.06)

Titular Bishop of Thinis (1963.11.06 – 1974.08.12)

Vicars Apostolic of Daijeon (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adrien-Jean Larribeau (원형근 아드리아노), M.E.P.Permalink
(1958.07.04 – 1962.03.10)

(see above)

Former Prelates

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Statistics

Area: 9,163 km²

Population: 335,972 Catholics (8.5% of 3,934,539 total) (2020)

Statistics: 143 parishes, 6 missions, 373 priests (332 diocesan, 41 religious), 714 lay religious (85 brothers, 629 sisters), 46 seminarians (2020)

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Last updated on 2023.01.25

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