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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
5 Feb 201452.5Ordained BishopPeter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of TamazucaAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
51.4Ordained BishopTimothy Yu Gyoung-chonTitular Bishop of PuppiAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
6 Feb 201458.6AppointedHan Lim MoonAuxiliary Bishop of San Martín, Argentina
58.6AppointedHan Lim MoonTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of San Martín, Argentina
22 Feb 201470.2AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul
70.2Elevated to CardinalAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul
3 Mar 201455.3AppointedAlfred XuerebOfficial of the Secretariat for the EconomyApostolic Nuncio to Korea
4 May 201458.8Ordained BishopHan Lim MoonTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of San Martín, Argentina
4 Oct 201470.8InstalledAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal-Priest of San CrisogonoCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul
14 Jul 201558.4AppointedBenedictus Son Hee-SongAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
58.4AppointedBenedictus Son Hee-SongTitular Bishop of CamplumAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
23 Jul 201548.9AppointedJohn Moon Hee JongAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
48.9AppointedJohn Moon Hee JongTitular Bishop of MutiaAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
28 Aug 201558.5Ordained BishopBenedictus Son Hee-SongTitular Bishop of CamplumAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
10 Sep 201549.0Ordained BishopJohn Moon Hee JongTitular Bishop of MutiaAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
31 Mar 201660.8AppointedBasil Cho Kyu-manBishop of Wonju
75.6RetiredJames Kim Ji-seokBishop of WonjuBishop Emeritus
19 Apr 201670.3ResignedFrancis Xavier Ahn Myong-okBishop of MasanBishop Emeritus
63.2AppointedConstantine Bae Ki HyenBishop of Masan
30 May 201668.0DiedBoniface Choi Ki-SanBishop of Incheon {Inch’on}
31 May 201650.0AppointedJohn Bosco Chang Shin-HoAuxiliary Bishop of Daegu {Taegu}
50.0AppointedJohn Bosco Chang Shin-HoTitular Bishop of VesceraAuxiliary Bishop of Daegu {Taegu}
8 Jun 201663.3Ordained BishopConstantine Bae Ki HyenBishop of Masan
12 Jul 201650.1Ordained BishopJohn Bosco Chang Shin-HoTitular Bishop of VesceraAuxiliary Bishop of Daegu {Taegu}
10 Nov 201652.0AppointedJohn Baptist Jung Shin-chulBishop of Incheon {Inch’on}
14 Mar 201755.4AppointedJohn Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}
76.0RetiredVincent Ri Pyung-hoBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}Bishop Emeritus
13 May 201755.6Ordained BishopJohn Kim Son-TaeBishop of Jeonju {Chonju, Jeon Ju}
19 Jun 201781.1DiedIvan Cornelius DiasCardinal, Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
28 Jun 201766.4AppointedJob Koo Yobi, Ist. del PradoAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
66.4AppointedJob Koo Yobi, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of SfasferiaAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
54.2AppointedPius Moon Chang-wooCoadjutor Bishop of Cheju
12 Aug 201767.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
15 Aug 201754.4Ordained BishopPius Moon Chang-wooCoadjutor Bishop of Cheju
17 Aug 201766.5Ordained BishopJob Koo Yobi, Ist. del PradoTitular Bishop of SfasferiaAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
12 Sep 201770.6AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to Italy
70.6AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to San MarinoApostolic Nuncio to Italy
15 Sep 201775.1RetiredOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to KoreaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus
75.1RetiredOsvaldo PadillaApostolic Nuncio to MongoliaApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Korea
26 Feb 201859.3AppointedAlfred XuerebApostolic Nuncio to Korea
59.3AppointedAlfred XuerebApostolic Nuncio to MongoliaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
59.3AppointedAlfred XuerebTitular Archbishop of AmanteaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
19 Mar 201859.4Ordained BishopAlfred XuerebTitular Archbishop of AmanteaApostolic Nuncio to Korea
18 Aug 201865.3ResignedPaul Hwang Chul-sooBishop of Busan {Pusan}Bishop Emeritus

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