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Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho, D.D.

 

 

Thaddeus Cho, D.D., Archbishop of Deagu  

 

Name : Thaddeus CHO Hwan-kil
Status : Archbishop of Daegu
Date of Birth : Nov. 7, 1954
Place of Birth : Dalseong, Gyeongbuk
Address : 225-1, Namsan 3-dong, Jung-gu, Daegu, 700-804

 

Educational Course

Feb. 1972    Graduated from Daegu High School
Mar. 1981    Daegeon Major Seminary (now known as Gwangju Catholic University)
Oct. 1993 - Dec. 1993   Took the Biblical Program at Ecce Homo,  Jerusalem

 

Biographical History

Mar. 19, 1981 Ordained to the Priesthood
Apr. 1981 - Jan. 1982 Parochial Vicar of Daedeok Parish of Daegu
Jan. 1982 - Jan. 1983 Parochial Vicar of Bokja Parish of Daegu
Jan. 1983 - Jul. 1988 Military Chaplain
Jun. 1988 - Sep. 1991 Pastor of Deoksoo Parish of Daegu
Sep. 1991 - Sep. 1993 Sabbatical Year (Pastor for Korean Residents in U.S.A.)
Feb. 1994 - Sep. 1998 Pastor of Hyeonggok Parish of Daegu
Sep. 1998 - Aug. 1999 Pastor in Charge of Apostolate in Pastoral  Office of Daegu Archdiocese
Dec. 1998 - Oct. 2002 Pastoral Director of Daegu Archdiocese
Mar. 1999 - Dec. 2004 Chancellor of Daegu Archdiocese
Sep. 2004 - Dec. 2004 Director of Gwandeokjeong Martyrs' Memorial in Daegu
Dec. 2004 - Apr. 2007 President of Maeil Newspaper of Daegu
Feb. 2007 Vice President of Korean Association of Newspapers
Mar. 23, 2007 Elected to the Titular See of Abbir Maggiore, as Auxiliary Bishop of Daegu
Apr. 11, 2007 Vicar General of Daegu Archdiocese
Apr. 30, 2007 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct. 2007 - Oct. 30. 2014 President of  the Committee for Social Communications of the CBCK
Oct. 2007 - Oct. 30. 2014 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social  Affairs of the CBCK
Aug.18,2009 - Nov.4,2010 Diocesan Administrator of Daegu
Aug. 18, 2009 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy & Religious of the CBCK
Aug. 18, 2009 - present Member of the Special Episcopal Commission for the Reconciliation of the Korean People of the CBCK
Aug. 18, 2009 - present Member of the Special Episcopal Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization
Nov. 4, 2010 Appointed as the Archbishop of Daegu
Dec. 20, 2010 Took possession of the See of Daegu
Oct.30, 2014 - present President of the Committee for Family Pastoral Ministry
Oct.30, 2014 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care
Oct.30, 2014 - Oct.19, 2017 Auditor of the Catholic Conference of Korea
Oct.19, 2017 - present Member of the Permanent Council of the CBCK & Director of the CCK
List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort
82 Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 31116
81 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 30913
80 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 27178
79 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 24589
78 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 24316
77 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 22594
» Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 21863
75 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 21267
74 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi, S.T.D., D.D. 20941
73 Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun, D.D. 20292
72 Bishop Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 19445
71 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 18724
70 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 18575
69 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 18175
68 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 18139



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