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 Viewssort
82 Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 45194
81 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 43179
80 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 39213
79 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 36429
78 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 36213
77 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 35958
76 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 33633
75 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 32819
74 Bishop Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 32075
73 Bishop Benedictus SON Hee-song, S.T.D., D.D. 31763
72 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 31412
71 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi, S.T.D., D.D. 31215
70 Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun, D.D. 29806
69 Bishop Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D. 29615
68 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 29526

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