Catholic Church In Korea




John KIM Sontae, S.T.D., D.D. Bishop of Jeonju 


1961.09.15 Born in Yeosan-myeon, Jeonbuk
1980-1983 Bachelor in Theology, Catholic University of Gwanju
1987-1989 Master in Theology, Catholic University of Gwangju
1989.1.20 ordained to the Priesthood
1989-1990 Parochial Vicar of Jeon-dong Parish of Jeonju
1990-1991 Parochial Vicar Dunyul-dong Parish of Jeonju
1991-1997 Studied at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.(Licentiate and doctorate in fundamental theology)
1997-2001 Vicar director of the diocesan Catechetic Institute
2001-2003 Director of the diocesan Catechetic Institute
2003-2005 Pastor of SolnaeParish of Jeonju
2006-2009 director of the diocesan Catechetic Institute
2009-2013 Pastor of Hwasan Parish of Jeonju
2013-2016 Pastor of Yunjy-dong Parish of Jeonju
2016-2017 Pastor of Samcheon-dong Parish of Jeonju
2017.3.14Elected as Bishop of the Jeonju
2017.5.13Consecrated as Bishop, Took possession of the See of Jeonju
2017.10.19-present President of the Committee for Commemoration of Martyrs & Pastoral Care of Pilgrimages of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK)
2017.10.19-present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission &pastoral Care of the CBCK
List of Articles
No. Subject Views
82 Bishop JOB Koo Yo Bi, D.D. 7778
81 Bishop PIUS Moon Chang-Woo, D.D. 7291
» Bishop John KIM Sontae, S.T.D., D.D. 9274
79 Bishop John Bosco CHANG Shin-ho, S.T.D., D.D. 11127
78 Bishop Constantine Bae Ki-Hyen, D.D. 11588
77 Bishop John Baptist MOON Hee-jong, D.D. 17657
76 Bishop Benedictus SON Hee-song, S.T.D., D.D. 20359
75 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 24183
74 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 26396
73 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 36258
72 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 29744
71 Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 36804
70 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 32081
69 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 29309
68 Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong Soo, D.D. 19367

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