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John KIM Sontae, S.T.D., D.D. Bishop of Jeonju


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.〉

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No. Subject Viewssort
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81 Bishop Simon OK Hyun-jin, S.T.D., D.D. 32506
80 Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. 28515
79 Bishop Linus LEE Seong-hyo, S.T.D., D.D. 26164
78 Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul, S.T.D., D.D. 25745
77 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 24276
76 Archbishop Thaddeus Cho Hwan-kil, D.D. 23496
75 Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon, S.T.D., D.D. 22802
74 Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi, S.T.D., D.D. 22541
73 Bishop Paul Kim Ok-kyun, D.D. 21573
72 Bishop Peter KANG U-il, D.D. 21033
71 Bishop Peter Chung Soon-Taick, O.C.D., D.D. 20241
70 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 20159
69 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 19518
68 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 19458

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