Catholic Church In Korea

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Most Rev. Andrew Yeom, D.D.

 

His Eminence Andrew Cardinal Yeom, D.D., Archbishop of Seoul

 

Name: Andrew YEOM Soo-jung
Status: Archbishop of Seoul & Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang
Date of birth: Dec. 5, 1943
Place of Birth: Seoul
Address: 1, Myeong-dong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-809

 

Educational Course

Feb. 1969    Graduated from Catholic University in Seoul (Major Seminary)
Feb. 1975   Held a Master of Education in Counseling Psychology from Korea University
Sep. 1979 - Apr. 1980  Studied at East Asian Pastoral Institute in the Philippines

 

Biographical History

Dec. 8, 1970    Ordained to the Priesthood
Jan. 1971     Parochial Vicar of Bulgwang-dong Parish of Seoul  Jun. 1971 Parochial Vicar of Dangsan-dong Parish of Seoul 
1973 - 1977    Taught at Songsin High School in Seoul (Minor Seminary)
1977 - 1979 Pastor of Itaewon Parish of Seoul
1980 - 1985    Pastor of Jangwi-dong Parish of Seoul
1985 - 1987 Pastor of Yeongdeungpo-dong Parish of Seoul
1987 - 1992    Chancellor of Catholic University, Songsin Campus(Major Seminary)
1992 - 1998 Chancellor Administrator of Seoul Archdiocese
1998  - Dec. 2001 Pastor of Mok-dong Parish of Seoul and Dean of the 15th District of Seoul Archdiocese
Dec. 1, 2001 Elected to the Titular See of Tibiuca, as Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
Jan. 25, 2002 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct.17, 2002 - Oct.13,2005 Member of the Permanent Council of the Catholic  Bishops' Conference of Korea
Oct. 2, 2002 - May 10,2012  Vicar General of Seoul Archdiocese
Oct. 13, 2005-Oct. 12, 2011 Auditor of the Catholic Conference of Korea
Oct. 17, 2002-Mar.15.2016 President of the Committee for the Lay Apostolate of the CBCK
Oct. 17, 2002-Mar.15.2016 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care of the CBCK
Oct. 12, 2011 - present Member of the Permanent Council of the CBCK
May 10, 2012 Appointed as the Archbishop of Seoul
May 10, 2012 - present

Member of the Special Episcopal Commission  for the Reconciliation of the Korean People of the CBCK  

May 10, 2012 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious of the CBCK
May 10, 2012 - present Member of the Episcopal Special Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization of the CBCK
May 10, 2012 - present Moderator of the Korean Missionary Society
May 10, 2012 - present Moderator of the Pontifical Korean College
Jun. 25, 2012 Took possession of the See of Seoul
Feb. 22, 2014 Created as Cardinal
Oct. 30, 2014 - present Director of the CCK
Oct. 13, 2016 - present President of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy and  Religious of the CBCK
List of Articles
No. Subject Views
67 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 32529
66 Bishop Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D. 28564
65 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 34569
64 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 27423
63 Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, S.T.D., D.D. 25721
62 Bishop Matthias Ri Iong-hoon, S.T.D., D.D. 22431
61 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 27699
» Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 28408
59 Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J., D.D. 21557
58 Bishop John Chrysostom Kwon Hyeok-ju, D.D. 22339
57 Archbishop John CHOI Young-soo, D.D. 22429
56 Bishop Francis Xavier AHN Myong-ok, D.D. 22066
55 Bishop Boniface Choi Ki-san, D.D. 25027
54 Bishop Peter LEE Ki-heon, D.D. 22288
53 Bishop Gabriel CHANG Bong-hun, D.D. 23206



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