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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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
30 Mar 196329.3Ordained PriestJohn of the Cross Chang-yikPriestBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
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 197329.1Ordained PriestLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Priest of Seoul, Korea (South)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
30.0Ordained PriestAndrew Yeom Soo-jungPriest of Seoul, Korea (South)Cardinal, Archbishop
22 May 198176.0RetiredTimotheus (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}
11 Nov 199460.9AppointedJohn of the Cross Chang-yikBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
14 Dec 199461.0Ordained BishopJohn of the Cross Chang-yikBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
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)
12 Oct 200257.9AppointedLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul, Korea (South)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
57.9AppointedLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Titular Bishop of VadesiBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
21 Nov 200258.0Ordained BishopLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Titular Bishop of VadesiBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
200672.1AppointedJohn of the Cross Chang-yikApostolic Administrator of HamhŭngBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, 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)
201076.1RetiredJohn of the Cross Chang-yikApostolic Administrator of HamhŭngBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
65.2AppointedLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Apostolic Administrator of HamhŭngBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
28 Jan 201076.1RetiredJohn of the Cross Chang-yikBishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)Bishop Emeritus
65.2AppointedLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, Korea (South)
25 Mar 201065.4InstalledLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏn, 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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