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2021.10.28

South Korea Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政) resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea)

South Korea Bishop Peter Chung Soon-taick (정순택 베드로 / 鄭淳澤), O.C.D., Titular Bishop of Tamazuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea)

2021.06.09

South Korea Diocese of Chunchon 춘천 was renamed as Diocese of Chuncheon 춘천 (South Korea)

2021.04.27

South Korea Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭), Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), passed away at 89

2021.01.06

South Korea Fr. Simon Kim Ju-young (김주영 시몬 / 金周瑩) was consecrated as Bishop of Chuncheon 춘천 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea)

2020.12.16

South Korea Bishop Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong (경갑룡 요셉), Bishop emeritus of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea), passed away at 90

2020.11.22

South Korea Bishop Peter Kang U-il (강우일 베드로) resigned as Bishop of Cheju 제주 (South Korea)

2020.11.21

South Korea Fr. Simon Kim Ju-young (김주영 시몬 / 金周瑩) was elected Bishop of Chuncheon 춘천 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea)

South Korea Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe (김운회 루가) resigned as Bishop of Chunchon 춘천 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea)

2020.10.14

South Korea Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (조규만 바실리오 / 金智錫), Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea), was appointed as Vice-President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2020.08.05

South Korea Bishop John of the Cross Chang Yik (장익 십자가의 요한), Bishop emeritus of Chunchon 춘천 (South Korea), passed away at 86

2017.08.17

South Korea Fr. Job Koo Yo-bi (구요비 욥 / 具要備) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Sfasferia and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2017.06.28

South Korea Fr. Job Koo Yo-bi (구요비 욥 / 具要備) was elected Titular Bishop of Sfasferia and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2016.03.31

South Korea Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man (조규만 바실리오 / 金智錫), Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Proconsulari and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), was appointed as Bishop of Wonju 원주 (South Korea)

2016.02.29

Japan Bishop Francis Xavier Osamu Mizobe (フランシスコ・ザビエル 溝部 脩), S.D.B., Bishop emeritus of Takamatsu 高松 (Japan), passed away at 80

2015.08.28

South Korea Fr. Benedictus Son Hee-song (손희송 베네딕토 / 孫凞松) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Campli and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2015.07.14

South Korea Fr. Benedictus Son Hee-song (손희송 베네딕토 / 孫凞松) was elected Titular Bishop of Campli and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2014.10.30

South Korea Bishop Peter Kang U-il (강우일 베드로) resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2014.10.04

South Korea Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政) took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono

2014.02.22

South Korea Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政), Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea), was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono

2014.02.05

South Korea Fr. Peter Chung Soon-taick (정순택 베드로 / 鄭淳澤), O.C.D., was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Tamazuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

South Korea Fr. Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon (유경촌 티모테오 / 宇慶川) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Puppi and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2013.12.30

South Korea Fr. Peter Chung Soon-taick (정순택 베드로 / 鄭淳澤), O.C.D., was elected Titular Bishop of Tamazuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

South Korea Fr. Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon (유경촌 티모테오 / 宇慶川) was elected Titular Bishop of Puppi and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2013.05.07

North Korea Fr. Blasio Park Hyun-dong (블라시오 박현동), O.S.B., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon 덕원 (North Korea)

North Korea Abbot Simon Peter Ri Hyong-u (이형우 시몬베드로), O.S.B., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon 덕원 (North Korea)

2012.05.10

South Korea Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭) resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea) and Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See

South Korea Bishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政), Titular Bishop of Thibiuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), was promoted as Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea)

2011.03.25

Japan Bishop Francis Xavier Osamu Mizobe (フランシスコ・ザビエル 溝部 脩), S.D.B., resigned as Bishop of Takamatsu 高松 (Japan)

2010.03.25

South Korea Archbishop Andreas Choi Chang-mou (최창무 안드레아 / 崔昌武) resigned as Metropolitan Archbishop of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea)

2010.03.01

South Korea Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun (김옥균 바오로), Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), passed away at 84

2010.02.26

South Korea Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek (이한택 요셉), S.J., resigned as Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)

South Korea Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon (이기헌 베드로 / 李基憲), Military Ordinary of South Korea (South Korea), was appointed as Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)

2010.01.28

South Korea Bishop John of the Cross Chang Yik (장익 십자가의 요한) resigned as Bishop of Chunchon 춘천 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea)

South Korea Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe (김운회 루가), Titular Bishop of Vadesi and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), was appointed as Bishop of Chunchon 춘천 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea)

2009.02.16

South Korea Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (김수환 스테파노 / 金壽宦), Cardinal-Priest of S. Felice da Cantalice a Centocelle and Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), passed away at 86

2008.10.16

South Korea Bishop Peter Kang U-il (강우일 베드로), Bishop of Cheju 제주 (South Korea), was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2008

South Korea Bishop John of the Cross Chang Yik (장익 십자가의 요한) resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2007.02.03

South Korea Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭), Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea), was appointed as Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See

2006.11.19

South Korea Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭) took possession as Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea

2006.03.24

South Korea Archbishop Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (정진석 니콜라오 / 鄭鎮奭), Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Pyong-yang 평양 (North Korea), was created Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea

2006.01.25

South Korea Fr. Basil Cho Kyu-man (조규만 바실리오 / 金智錫) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Proconsulari and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2006.01.03

South Korea Fr. Basil Cho Kyu-man (조규만 바실리오 / 金智錫) was elected Titular Bishop of Elephantaria in Proconsulari and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2006

South Korea Bishop John of the Cross Chang Yik (장익 십자가의 요한), Bishop of Chunchon 춘천 (South Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea), was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2005.11.21

North Korea Abbot Simon Peter Ri Hyong-u (이형우 시몬베드로), O.S.B., was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon 덕원 (North Korea)

North Korea Fr. Placidus Ri Tong-ho (이동호 플라치도), O.S.B., resigned as Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea) and Apostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon 덕원 (North Korea)

South Korea Bishop John of the Cross Chang Yik (장익 십자가의 요한), Bishop of Chunchon 춘천 (South Korea), was appointed as Apostolic Administrator of Hamhung 함흥 (North Korea)

2005.04.01

South Korea Bishop Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong (경갑룡 요셉) resigned as Bishop of Daejeon 대전 (South Korea)

2005

South Korea Archbishop Andreas Choi Chang-mou (최창무 안드레아 / 崔昌武) resigned as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2004.07.05

South Korea Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek (이한택 요셉), S.J., Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), was appointed as Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)

2004.05.14

Japan Bishop Francis Xavier Osamu Mizobe (フランシスコ・ザビエル 溝部 脩), S.D.B., Bishop of Sendai 仙台 (Japan), was appointed as Bishop of Takamatsu 高松 (Japan)

2004.03.13

South Korea Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (김수환 스테파노 / 金壽宦) was appointed as Protopriest of College of Cardinals

2002.11.21

South Korea Fr. Lucas Kim Woon-hoe (김운회 루가) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Vadesi and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2002.10.12

South Korea Fr. Lucas Kim Woon-hoe (김운회 루가) was elected Titular Bishop of Vadesi and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2002.07.20

South Korea Bishop Peter Kang U-il (강우일 베드로), Titular Bishop of Balecium and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea), was appointed as Bishop of Cheju 제주 (South Korea)

2002.01.25

South Korea Fr. Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政) was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Thibiuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

South Korea Fr. Joseph Lee Han-taek (이한택 요셉), S.J., was consecrated as Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2002

South Korea Archbishop Andreas Choi Chang-mou (최창무 안드레아 / 崔昌武), Metropolitan Archbishop of Gwangju 광주 (South Korea), was appointed as President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea

2001.12.12

South Korea Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun (김옥균 바오로) resigned as Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

2001.12.01

South Korea Fr. Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (염수정 안드레아 / 廉洙政) was elected Titular Bishop of Thibiuca and Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea)

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