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Diocese of

Wonju 원주

South Korea South Korea

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,186 km²

Population: 75,339 Catholics (9.0% of 834,578 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul 서울

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cheongju 청주 (↙), Suwon 수원 (←), Chuncheon 춘천 (↑), Andong 안동 (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 48 parishes, 89 priests (diocesan), 245 lay religious (5 brothers, 240 sisters), 22 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.03.31 – ...):Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (63)Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (조규만 바실리오) (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wonju 원주 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (63)Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (조규만 바실리오) (63)Permalink
(2016.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea)

Gloria Deo Pax hominibus

Born:1955.06.08 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1982.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:2006.01.25

Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Proconsulari (2006.01.03 – 2016.03.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (2006.01.03 – 2016.03.31)

Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea) (2016.03.31 – ...)

Bishop James Kim Ji-seok (78)Bishop James Kim Ji-seok (김지석 야고보) (78)Permalink
(1993.03.12 – 2016.03.31)

Bishop emeritus of Wonju 원주 (South Korea)

Semper gaudete / 항상 기뻐하라

Born:1940.07.27 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.01.14

Coadjutor Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea) (1990.11.19 – 1993.03.12)

Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea) (1993.03.12 – 2016.03.31)

Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (2008.10.16 – 2014.10.30)

Bishop Daniel Tji Hak-sun (지학순 다니엘)Permalink
(1965.03.22 – 1993.03.12)

Fiat lux / 빛이 되라

Born:1921.09.09 (South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.29
Died:1993.03.12 († 71)

Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea) (1965.03.22 – 1993.03.12)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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