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

 

 

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

 

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
2010.03.10 - 2015.03.12   Chairman of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine
2010.03.25    Succeeded to Archbishop of Kwangju
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
2015.03.13 - present   Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine

 

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» Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, S.T.D., D.D. 16778
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58 Bishop John Chrysostom Kwon Hyeok-ju, D.D. 14202
57 Archbishop John CHOI Young-soo, D.D. 12812
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