Catholic Church In Korea




Most Rev. John KIM Son-Tae, S.T.D., D.D. 


Name: John Kim Son-Tae

Status: Bishop of Jeonju

Date of birth: September. 15, 1961

Rev. Fr. John Kim Son-Tae was born on 15 September 1961 in Yeosan-myeon, diocese of Jeonju.

He studied philosophy and theology in the major seminary of Gwangju, where he also obtained a Master’s degree in the years 1988 to 1989. He was ordained a priest on 20 January 1989 in the diocese of Jeonju.

After priestly ordination he continued his studies and held the following offices: vicar of the parish of Jeon-dong (1989-1990) and of the parish of Dunyul-dong (1992-1997); studies for the licentiate and doctorate in fundamental theology from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland (1997-2003); director of the diocesan Catechetic Institute (2003-2006); priest of the Solnae parish (2006-2009); pastor of the Hwasan parish (2009-2013); pastor of the Yunjy-dong parish; pastor of the Samcheon-dong parish (since 2016).〈Holy See Press Office, 2017.3.14.〉

List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort
80 Most Rev. Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 28355
79 Most Rev. Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, O.F.M., D.D. 28296
78 Most Rev. Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 24737
77 Most Rev. John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 21718
76 Most Rev. Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 21687
75 Most Rev. Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 19718
74 Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 19027
73 Most Rev. Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 18389
72 Most Rev. Victorinus Youn, S.T.D., D.D. 18382
71 Most Rev. Paul Kim, D.D. 17874
70 His Eminence Andrew Cardinal YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 16498
69 Most Rev. Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 16146
68 Most Rev. Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 15878
67 Most Rev. Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D., D.D. 15745
66 Most Rev. Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 15610

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