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Most Rev. Hyginus Kim, S.T.D., D.D.

 

 

Archbishop of Gwangju Most Rev. Hyginus Kim, S.T.D., D.D.

 

Name: 
Hyginus KIM Hee-joong
Status:  Archbishop of Gwangju
Date of birth:  1947.02.21
Place of birth:  Mokpo, Jeonnam
Address:  5-32, Im-dong, Buk-gu. Gwangju, 500-868
Educational Course
1966.02 Graduated from Salesian High School in Gwangju
1975.07 Graduated from Daegeon Major Seminary in Gwangju (now known as Gwangju Catholic University)
1976.09-1986.06 Studied and Held a Doctorate in History of Church from the Pontifical Gregorian University
Biographical History
1975.07.05 Ordained to the Priesthood
1975.07-1976.01 Parochial Vicar of Gyeongdong Parish of Gwangju
1976.01-1976.08 Director of Retreat House of Gwangju (명상의 집)
1983.02-2002.01 Taught at Gwangju Catholic University (Major Seminary). Chancellor of the above University
2002.02-2003.07 Pastor of Geumho-dong Parish of Gwangju
2003.06.24 Elected to the Titular See of Corniculana, as Auxiliary Bishop of Gwangju
2003.08.18 Consecrated as Bishop
2003.08-2010.03.25 Vicar General of Gwangju
2004.10.14-present President of the Committee for Promoting Christian Unity and Interreligious Dialogue of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea
2004.10.14-2010.03.10 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine
2006.10 - present   Member of the Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC)
2007.10.05 - present   Member of the Pontifical Council for Inter-religious Dialogue
2008.02.26 - present   Member of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
2008.10.16 - present   Member of the Special Episcopal Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization
2009.07.10 Promoted to Coadjutor Archbishop of Gwangju
2009.10.13–2011.10.12  Auditor of the Catholic Conference of Korea
2010.03.25    Succeeded to Archbishop of Kwangju
2010.03.25 - present   Chairman of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine
2010.03.25 - present   Member of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious of the CBCK
2010.03.25 - present   Member of the Special Episcopal Commission for the Reconciliation of the Korean People of the CBCK
2010.04.30  Took possession of the See of Gwangju
2011.10.12-2014.10.30
Member of the Permanent Council of the CBCK
2014.10.30 - present President of the CBCK

 

List of Articles
No. Subject Views
75 Most Rev. Peter Chung, O.C.D., D.D. 3321
74 Most Rev. Timothy Yu, S.T.D., D.D. 4972
73 Most Rev. Simon Ok, S.T.D., D.D. 15999
72 Most Rev. Linus Lee, S.T.D., D.D. 10082
71 Most Rev. Francis Xavier Yu, O.F.M., D.D. 14431
70 Most Rev. Joseph Son, S.T.D., D.D. 7880
69 Most Rev. John Baptist Jung, S.T.D., D.D. 12873
68 Most Rev. Augustinus Kim, D.D. 4379
67 Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho, D.D. 7834
66 Most Rev. Paul Hwang, D.D. 5522
65 Most Rev. Basil Cho, S.T.D., D.D. 9246
64 Most Rev. Lazzaro You, S.T.D.,D.D. 6033
» Most Rev. Hyginus Kim, S.T.D., D.D. 5545
62 Most Rev. Matthias Ri, S.T.D., D.D. 3314
61 Most Rev. Lucas Kim, D.D. 5819



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