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Most Rev. John Chrysostom Kwon, D.D.

 

John Chrysostom Kwon, D.D., Bishop of Andong  

 

Name: John Chrysostom KWON Hyeok-ju
Status: Bishop of Andong
Date of birth: Sep. 5, 1957
Place of birth: Uiseong, Gyeongbuk
Address: 136, Anmak-dong, Andong-si, Gyeongbuk, 760-340

 

Educational Course

Feb. 1974   Graduated from Daegon High School of Gwangju   (Minor Seminary)
Feb. 1978   Graduated from Daegeon Seminary (now known as Gwangju Catholic University)
Mar. 1981 - Feb. 25, 1984 Held a Master's Degree in Theology from Deageon Seminary
Apr. 1, 1984 - Jun. 30, 1990 Completed the Doctoral Course of Systematic Theology  at Catholic University of Paris, France

 

Biographical History

Jan. 26, 1983 Ordained to the Priesthood
Jan. 26, 1983 - Mar. 31, 1984 Parochial Vicar of Hamchang Parish of Andong
Jul. 1, 1990 - Feb. 20, 1992 Pastor of Namseong-dong Parish of Andong
Feb. 21, 1992 - Jul. 10, 1997 Pastoral Adminisrator of Andong Diocese
Jul. 11, 1997 - Oct. 2001  Professor at Catholic University of Daegu (Major  Seminary)
Oct. 16, 2001 Elected as Bishop of Andong
Dec. 4, 2001 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct.17, 2002 - Oct.16, 2008 President of the Biblical Committee of the CBCK
Oct. 17, 2002 – Mar. 9, 2015 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine
Oct. 16, 2008 – Mar. 7, 2018 President of the Committee for Catechesis of the CBCK
2012 Delegate to the 50th International Eucharistic Congress from the CBCK
Mar. 9, 2015 – present Chairman of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the CBCK
Mar. 7, 2015 - present President of the Committee for the Doctrine of the Faith of the CBCK

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66 Bishop Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D. 23447
65 Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man, S.T.D., D.D. 28988
64 Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik, S.T.D.,D.D. 23317
63 Archbishop Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, S.T.D., D.D. 21793
62 Bishop Matthias Ri Iong-hoon, S.T.D., D.D. 18364
61 Bishop Lucas Kim Woon-hoe, D.D. 23476
60 Cardinal Andrew YEOM Soo-jung, D.D. 24047
59 Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J., D.D. 17838
» Bishop John Chrysostom Kwon Hyeok-ju, D.D. 18651
57 Archbishop John CHOI Young-soo, D.D. 18111
56 Bishop Francis Xavier AHN Myong-ok, D.D. 17569
55 Bishop Boniface Choi Ki-san, D.D. 21384
54 Bishop Peter LEE Ki-heon, D.D. 17981
53 Bishop Gabriel CHANG Bong-hun, D.D. 19374



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