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Recent Bishop Events


DateAgeEventBishopTitleCurrent Title
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 ChejuBishop of Jeju
12 Aug 201767.7AppointedPaul Tschang In-NamApostolic Nuncio to MyanmarApostolic Nuncio to Thailand
15 Aug 201754.4Ordained BishopPius Moon Chang-wooCoadjutor Bishop of ChejuBishop of Jeju
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
10 Apr 201963.4AppointedJoseph Son Sam-seokBishop of Busan {Pusan}
4 Jun 201963.5InstalledJoseph Son Sam-seokBishop of Busan {Pusan}
3 Feb 202093.1DiedWilliam John McNaughton, M.M. †Bishop Emeritus of Incheon {Inch’on}
5 Aug 202086.7DiedJohn of the Cross Chang-yikBishop Emeritus of Ch’unch’ŏn
21 Nov 202076.0RetiredLucas Kim Woon-hoe (Un-hoe)Bishop of Ch’unch’ŏnBishop Emeritus
50.7AppointedSimon Kim Ju-youngBishop of Ch’unch’ŏnBishop of Chuncheon
22 Nov 202075.1RetiredPeter Kang U-ilBishop of ChejuBishop Emeritus
57.6SucceededPius Moon Chang-wooBishop of ChejuBishop of Jeju
28 Nov 202049.2AppointedStephanus Han Jung HyunAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}
49.2AppointedStephanus Han Jung HyunTitular Bishop of MozotcoriAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}
5 Dec 202065.4AppointedHan Lim MoonCoadjutor Bishop of Venado Tuerto, Argentina
16 Dec 202090.7DiedJoseph Kyeong Kap-ryongBishop Emeritus of Daejeon {Taejon}
6 Jan 202150.8Ordained BishopSimon Kim Ju-youngBishop of Ch’unch’ŏnBishop of Chuncheon
25 Jan 202149.3Ordained BishopStephanus Han Jung HyunTitular Bishop of MozotcoriAuxiliary Bishop of Daejeon {Taejon}
2 Feb 202159.9AppointedTitus Seo Sang-BeomBishop of Korea, Military
75.8RetiredFrancis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M.Bishop of Korea, MilitaryBishop Emeritus
14 Mar 202185.5DiedPaul Ri Moun-hiArchbishop Emeritus of Daegu {Taegu}
9 Apr 202160.1Ordained BishopTitus Seo Sang-BeomBishop of Korea, Military
27 Apr 202189.3DiedNicholas Cheong Jin-SukCardinal, Archbishop Emeritus of Seoul
3 May 202186.9AppointedFrancesco MonterisiCardinal-Priest of San Paolo alla RegolaCardinal, Archpriest Emeritus of the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura {Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls Basilica}
22 May 202152.7AppointedPius Sin HozelAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}
52.7AppointedPius Sin HozelTitular Bishop of BelesasaAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}
11 Jun 202169.5AppointedLazarus You Heung-sikPrefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
69.5AppointedLazarus You Heung-sikArchbishop (Personal Title)Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
29 Jun 202152.8Ordained BishopPius Sin HozelTitular Bishop of BelesasaAuxiliary Bishop of Busan {Pusan}
30 Jul 202165.4AppointedAugustinus Kim Jong SooApostolic Administrator of Daejeon {Taejon}Auxiliary Bishop
2 Aug 202169.7InstalledLazarus You Heung-sikPrefect of the Congregation for the Clergy

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