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Most Rev. Francis Xavier Ahn, D.D.

 

Francis Xavier Ahn, D.D., Emeritus Bishop of Masan  

 

Name: Francis Xavier AHN Myong-ok
Status: Emeritus Bishop of Masan
Date of birth: Dec. 7, 1945
Place of birth: Masan
Address: 107-23, Odong-dong, Masan-si, Gyeongnam, 640-860

 

Educational Course

1964    Graduated from Songsin High School in Seoul (Minor Seminary)
1971    Graduated from Daegeon Major Seminary in Gwangju (now known as Gwangju Catholic University)
1971 - 1977   Studied Theology and Held a Licentiate in Theology  from Innsbruck University in Austria

 

Biographical History

Feb. 2, 1975 Ordained to the Priesthood
Apr. 30, 1977 - Jan. 15, 1979 Pastor of Namhae Parish of Masan
Jan. 1979 - Feb. 7, 1991 Taught at Gwangju Catholic University (Major Seminary)
Feb. 8, 1992 - Nov. 3 2000 Taught at Pusan Catholic University (Major Seminary)
Oct. 23, 2000 Elected as Coadjutor Bishop of Masan
Jan. 8, 2001 Consecrated as Bishop
Mar.22, 2001 - Oct. 2005 President of the Committee for the Doctrine of the  Faith of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea
Mar.24, 2001 - Oct.16, 2008 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of  the CBCK
Nov. 11, 2002 Succeeded to Bishop of Masan
Oct. 13, 2005 - Oct. 12, 2011 Member of the Permanent Council of the CBCK
Oct. 13, 2005 - Feb. 26, 2008 President of Bioethics Committee under the Committee for the Doctrine of the Faith of the CBCK
Feb. 26, 2008 - Oct. 16, 2008 President of the Committee for Bioethics of the CBCK
Oct. 16, 2008 - Mar. 14, 2012 President of the Caritas Committee of the CBCK
Oct. 16, 2008 – Mar. 14, 2012 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the CBCK
Jan. 18, 2011 – Mar. 14, 2012 Chairperson of Caritas Korea International
Mar. 14, 2012 – Oct. 12, 2016 Chairman of the Special Episcopal Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization of the CBCK
Apr. 19, 2016 Resigned as Bishop of Masan
List of Articles
No. Subject Views
67 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 32946
66 Bishop Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D. 28973
65 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 35119
64 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 27813
63 Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, S.T.D., D.D. 26168
62 Bishop Matthias Ri Iong-hoon, S.T.D., D.D. 22848
61 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 28115
60 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 28870
59 Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J., D.D. 21987
58 Bishop John Chrysostom Kwon Hyeok-ju, D.D. 22669
57 Archbishop John CHOI Young-soo, D.D. 22864
» Bishop Francis Xavier AHN Myong-ok, D.D. 22522
55 Bishop Boniface Choi Ki-san, D.D. 25357
54 Bishop Peter LEE Ki-heon, D.D. 22651
53 Bishop Gabriel CHANG Bong-hun, D.D. 23540



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