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Most Rev. Francis Xavier Ahn, D.D.

 

Francis Xavier Ahn, D.D., Emeritus Bishop of Masan  

 

Name: Francis Xavier AHN Myong-ok
Status: Emeritus Bishop of Masan
Date of birth: Dec. 7, 1945
Place of birth: Masan
Address: 107-23, Odong-dong, Masan-si, Gyeongnam, 640-860

 

Educational Course

1964    Graduated from Songsin High School in Seoul (Minor Seminary)
1971    Graduated from Daegeon Major Seminary in Gwangju (now known as Gwangju Catholic University)
1971 - 1977   Studied Theology and Held a Licentiate in Theology  from Innsbruck University in Austria

 

Biographical History

Feb. 2, 1975 Ordained to the Priesthood
Apr. 30, 1977 - Jan. 15, 1979 Pastor of Namhae Parish of Masan
Jan. 1979 - Feb. 7, 1991 Taught at Gwangju Catholic University (Major Seminary)
Feb. 8, 1992 - Nov. 3 2000 Taught at Pusan Catholic University (Major Seminary)
Oct. 23, 2000 Elected as Coadjutor Bishop of Masan
Jan. 8, 2001 Consecrated as Bishop
Mar.22, 2001 - Oct. 2005 President of the Committee for the Doctrine of the  Faith of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea
Mar.24, 2001 - Oct.16, 2008 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of  the CBCK
Nov. 11, 2002 Succeeded to Bishop of Masan
Oct. 13, 2005 - Oct. 12, 2011 Member of the Permanent Council of the CBCK
Oct. 13, 2005 - Feb. 26, 2008 President of Bioethics Committee under the Committee for the Doctrine of the Faith of the CBCK
Feb. 26, 2008 - Oct. 16, 2008 President of the Committee for Bioethics of the CBCK
Oct. 16, 2008 - Mar. 14, 2012 President of the Caritas Committee of the CBCK
Oct. 16, 2008 – Mar. 14, 2012 Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the CBCK
Jan. 18, 2011 – Mar. 14, 2012 Chairperson of Caritas Korea International
Mar. 14, 2012 – Oct. 12, 2016 Chairman of the Special Episcopal Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization of the CBCK
Apr. 19, 2016 Resigned as Bishop of Masan
List of Articles
No. Subject Viewssort
52 Bishop Angelo Kim, S.T.D., D.D. 21851
51 Bishop Paul CHOI Deok-ki, S.T.D., D.D 21855
50 Bishop Jacobus Kim Ji-Seok, D.D. 21861
49 Archbishop John Sye, D.D. 21863
48 Bishop Ignatius pak, Ph.D., D.D. 21866
47 Archbishop Andreas CHOI Chang-mou, S.T.D., D.D. 21867
46 Bishop Barthelemy Bruguiere, M.E 21868
45 Bishop Paul Kim Tchang-ryeol, D.D. 21886
44 Bishop Joseph Chang, D.D. 21897
43 Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J., D.D. 21921
42 Archbishop Harold Henry, S.S.C., L.L.D..,D.D. 21925
41 Bishop Francis Hong, D.D. 21987
40 St. Bishop Simeon Berneux, M.E.P., D.D. 21989
39 Bishop Bartholomew Kim, D.D. 22397
38 Bishop Daniel Tji, J.C.D., D.D. 22416



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