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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
9 Jul 201054.7Ordained BishopJoseph Son Sam-seokTitular Bishop of FesseëAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}
16 Jul 201065.3AppointedFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Bishop of Korea, Military
15 Sep 201065.5Ordained BishopFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Bishop of Korea, Military
21 Sep 201084.3DiedJames Edward Michaels, S.S.C.M.E. †Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, USA
4 Nov 201056.0AppointedThaddeus Cho Hwan-KilArchbishop of Daegu {Taegu}
20 Nov 201076.5AppointedFrancesco MonterisiCardinal-Deacon of San Paolo alla RegolaCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
76.5Elevated to CardinalFrancesco MonterisiCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
20 Dec 201056.1InstalledThaddeus Cho Hwan-KilArchbishop of Daegu {Taegu}
25 Dec 201077.5DiedJohn BulaitisApostolic Nuncio Emeritus to Albania
7 Feb 201153.6AppointedLinus Lee Seong-hyoAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
53.6AppointedLinus Lee Seong-hyoTitular Bishop of Turris TamalleniAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
12 Feb 201176.7InstalledFrancesco MonterisiCardinal-Deacon of San Paolo alla RegolaCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
25 Mar 201153.7Ordained BishopLinus Lee Seong-hyoTitular Bishop of Turris TamalleniAuxiliary Bishop of Suwon
10 May 201175.1RetiredIvan DiasPrefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of PeoplesCardinal, Prefect Emeritus
12 May 201143.2AppointedSimon Ok Hyun-jjnAuxiliary Bishop of Kwangju
43.2AppointedSimon Ok Hyun-jjnTitular Bishop of PederodianaAuxiliary Bishop of Kwangju
6 Jul 201143.3Ordained BishopSimon Ok Hyun-jjnTitular Bishop of PederodianaAuxiliary Bishop of Kwangju
5 Jan 201264.9AppointedEmil Paul TscherrigApostolic Nuncio to Argentina
10 May 201280.4RetiredNicholas Cheong Jin-SukArchbishop of SeoulCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus
68.4AppointedAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul
25 Jun 201268.6InstalledAndrew Yeom Soo-jungCardinal, Archbishop of Seoul
4 Aug 201262.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to CambodiaApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Delegate to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
62.8AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Delegate to LaosApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
23 Nov 201278.5RetiredFrancesco MonterisiArchpriest of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}Cardinal, Archpriest Emeritus
30 Dec 201352.4AppointedPeter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D.Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
52.4AppointedPeter Chung Soon-taek, O.C.D.Titular Bishop of TamazucaAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
51.3AppointedTimothy Yu Gyoung-chonAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
51.3AppointedTimothy Yu Gyoung-chonTitular Bishop of PuppiAuxiliary Bishop of Seoul
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
4 May 201458.9Ordained BishopHan Lim MoonTitular Bishop of Thucca in MauretaniaAuxiliary Bishop of San Martín, Argentina

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