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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
10 Oct 194051.9ResignedPatrick James Byrne, M.M. †Prefect of Kyoto, JapanApostolic Delegate to Korea
5 Dec 1943 BornAndrew Yeom Soo-jungAnsongCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
24 Mar 194437.4AppointedFrancis Hong Yong-hoVicar Apostolic of Pyong-YangBishop of P’yŏng-yang
37.4AppointedFrancis Hong Yong-hoTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop of P’yŏng-yang
29 Jun 194437.7Ordained BishopFrancis Hong Yong-hoTitular Bishop of AuziaBishop of P’yŏng-yang
22 Feb 194560.2DiedWilliam Francis O’Shea, M.M. †Vicar Apostolic of Heijo
7 Apr 194960.4AppointedPatrick James Byrne, M.M. †Apostolic Delegate to Korea
60.4AppointedPatrick James Byrne, M.M. †Titular Bishop of GazeraApostolic Delegate to Korea
14 Jun 194960.6Ordained BishopPatrick James Byrne, M.M. †Titular Bishop of GazeraApostolic Delegate to Korea
7 Feb 195073.0DiedBoniface (Josef) Sauer, O.S.B. †Abbot of Tokugen o Tokwon
25 Nov 195062.0DiedPatrick James Byrne, M.M. †Apostolic Delegate to Korea
9 May 195246.9AppointedTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}Apostolic Administrator Emeritus
9 Apr 195448.9AppointedTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Yanji [Yenki], ChinaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}
18 Mar 196129.2Ordained PriestNicholas Cheong Jin-SukPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
10 Mar 196256.8AppointedTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of HamhŭngApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}
55.4AppointedFrancis Hong Yong-hoBishop of P’yŏng-yang
25 Jun 197038.5AppointedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukBishop of Cheongju {Ch’ongju}, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
3 Oct 197038.8Ordained BishopNicholas Cheong Jin-SukBishop of Cheongju {Ch’ongju}, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
8 Dec 197330.0Ordained PriestAndrew Yeom Soo-jungPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop
22 May 198176.0ResignedTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of HamhŭngApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}
4 Oct 198580.3RetiredTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}Apostolic Administrator Emeritus
80.3RetiredTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator of Yanji [Yenki], ChinaApostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}
10 Jul 198798.5DiedJohn Edward Morris, M.M. †Prefect Emeritus of Peng-yang
7 Jun 199085.0DiedTimotheus (Franz Xaver) Bitterli, O.S.B. †Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Tŏkwon {Tokugen}
3 Apr 199866.3AppointedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
6 Jun 199866.4AppointedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukApostolic Administrator of P’yŏng-yangCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
29 Jun 199866.5InstalledNicholas Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
1 Dec 200157.9AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop
57.9AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungTitular Bishop of ThibiucaCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
25 Jan 200258.1Ordained BishopAndrew Yeom Soo-jungTitular Bishop of ThibiucaCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
24 Mar 200674.2AppointedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a BocceaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
74.2Elevated to CardinalNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
19 Nov 200674.9InstalledNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal-Priest of Santa Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a BocceaCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
10 May 201280.4RetiredNicholas Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
80.4RetiredNicholas Cheong Jin-SukApostolic Administrator of P’yŏng-yangCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul, Korea (South)
68.4AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
68.4AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungApostolic Administrator of P’yŏng-yangCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
25 Jun 201268.5InstalledAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
22 Feb 201470.2AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
70.2Elevated to CardinalAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)
4 Oct 201470.8InstalledAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul, Korea (South)

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