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Diocese of Pusan

Dioecesis Pusanensis



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Bishop(s)

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

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

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

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of 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

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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