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Diocese of

Daejeon 대전

South Korea South Korea

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,163 km²

Population: 330,324 Catholics (8.4% of 3,928,627 total) (2018)

Statistics: 142 parishes, 6 missions, 354 priests (319 diocesan, 35 religious), 646 lay religious (45 brothers, 601 sisters), 68 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul 서울

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

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

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

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.07.30 – ...):Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (65)Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (김종수 아우구스티노) (65)

Titular Bishop of Sufasar

Auxiliary Bishop (2009.02.10 – ...):Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (65)Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (김종수 아우구스티노) (65)

Titular Bishop of Sufasar

Auxiliary Bishop (2020.11.28 – ...):Bishop Stephanus Han Jung-hyun (50)Bishop Stephanus Han Jung-hyun (한정현 스테파노) (50)

Titular Bishop of Mozotcori

Ordinaries

Bishops of Daejeon 대전 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (65)Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo (김종수 아우구스티노) (65)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.07.30 – ...)

Archbishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik (69)Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik (유흥식 라자로 / 俞興植) (69) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.04.01 – 2021.06.11)

Prefect of Congregation for Clergy
President of Interdicasterial Commission for Candidates to Sacred Order
Archbishop ad personam
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

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)

Prefect of Congregation for Clergy (2021.06.11 – ...)

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

Archbishop ad personam (2021.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong (경갑룡 요셉)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 (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 (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


as of 2021.09.23

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