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Diocese of Busan {Pusan}

Dioecesis Busanensis {Pusanensis}



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Hwang Chul-soo, Bishop
  • Joseph Son Sam-seok, Auxiliary Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 10 March 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Korea, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 3,267 (1,261 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholicbusan.or.kr/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, 70-4 Nam Cheon 1-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan 613-816, Korea
  • Telephone: (051)629.8711
  • Fax: 625-1765

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Pusan
21 January 1957ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Pusan (erected)
Diocese of Busan {Pusan}
10 March 1962ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Pusan Diocese of Busan {Pusan}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Busan {Pusan}
197075,4772,604,0552.9%5215671,1261614036ap1971
1980121,4093,776,1803.2%5819771,5761941053ap1981
1990256,7224,994,6265.1%82211032,4923476669ap1991
1999346,0495,436,4756.4%162181801,9223574691ap2000
2000357,5935,415,4466.6%169201891,8924375792ap2001
2001368,4365,368,5636.9%179222011,8334386792ap2002
2002375,0985,370,6797.0%189232121,7694976593ap2003
2003374,5325,449,0376.9%215252401,5604638198ap2004
2004379,0305,437,9067.0%225242491,5225166195ap2005
2010415,1575,538,2197.5%274212951,40743834110ap2011
2012422,0125,560,1017.6%304173211,31429619119ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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