Catholic Church In Korea

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Most Rev. John Chrysostom Kwon, D.D.

 

John Chrysostom Kwon, D.D., Bishop of Andong  

 

Name: John Chrysostom KWON Hyeok-ju
Status: Bishop of Andong
Date of birth: Sep. 5, 1957
Place of birth: Uiseong, Gyeongbuk
Address: 136, Anmak-dong, Andong-si, Gyeongbuk, 760-340

 

Educational Course

Feb. 1974   Graduated from Daegon High School of Gwangju   (Minor Seminary)
Feb. 1978   Graduated from Daegeon Seminary (now known as Gwangju Catholic University)
Mar. 1981 - Feb. 25, 1984 Held a Master's Degree in Theology from Deageon Seminary
Apr. 1, 1984 - Jun. 30, 1990 Completed the Doctoral Course of Systematic Theology  at Catholic University of Paris, France

 

Biographical History

Jan. 26, 1983 Ordained to the Priesthood
Jan. 26, 1983 - Mar. 31, 1984 Parochial Vicar of Hamchang Parish of Andong
Jul. 1, 1990 - Feb. 20, 1992 Pastor of Namseong-dong Parish of Andong
Feb. 21, 1992 - Jul. 10, 1997 Pastoral Adminisrator of Andong Diocese
Jul. 11, 1997 - Oct. 2001  Professor at Catholic University of Daegu (Major  Seminary)
Oct. 16, 2001 Elected as Bishop of Andong
Dec. 4, 2001 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct.17, 2002 - Oct.16, 2008 President of the Biblical Committee of the CBCK
Oct. 17, 2002 – Mar. 9, 2015 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine
Oct. 16, 2008 – Mar. 7, 2018 President of the Committee for Catechesis of the CBCK
2012 Delegate to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress from the CBCK
Mar. 9, 2015 – present Chairman of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the CBCK
Mar. 7, 2015 - present President of the Committee for the Doctrine of the Faith of the CBCK

List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort
52 Bishop Jacobus Kim Ji-Seok, D.D. 22813
51 Bishop Joseph Chang, D.D. 22827
50 Archbishop Andreas CHOI Chang-mou, S.T.D., D.D. 22840
49 Bishop Ignatius pak, Ph.D., D.D. 22846
48 Archbishop John Sye, D.D. 22852
47 Bishop Angelo Kim, S.T.D., D.D. 22863
46 Bishop Paul CHOI Deok-ki, S.T.D., D.D 22864
45 Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J., D.D. 22892
44 Archbishop Harold Henry, S.S.C., L.L.D..,D.D. 22898
43 Bishop Barthelemy Bruguiere, M.E 22918
42 Bishop Michael Pak Jeong-il, D.D. 22937
41 St. Bishop Simeon Berneux, M.E.P., D.D. 23132
40 Bishop Daniel Tji, J.C.D., D.D. 23160
39 Bishop Francis Hong, D.D. 23298
38 Bishop Felix Ridel, M.E.P., D.D. 23450



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