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John Baptist Jung, S.T.D., D.D.Bishop of Incheon

 

 

Name : John Baptist Jung Shin-chul
Status : Bishop of Incheon
Date of Birth : Oct. 22, 1964 
Place of birth: Incheon 
Address: 3, Dap- dong, Jung-gu, Incheon
    

 

Educational Course

Feb. 1983 - Feb. 1987:   Studied at the Catholic University of Korea, Seoul
Mar. 1990 - Feb. 1993:   Studied at the Graduate School of Suwon Catholic University (Master)
Jun. 1994 :  Licentiate of Catechetics from the Catholic Institute of Paris, France 

Jun. 2002 :  Doctorate of Catechetics from the Catholic Institute of Paris, France
                                   


Biographical History

Jan. 29, 1993 Ordained to the Priesthood
Feb. 22, 1993 - Feb.1, 1994 Parochial Vicar of Samjeong-dong Parish of Incheon
Aug. 1, 2002 - Jan. 19, 2003 Parochial Vicar of Yeokgok 2-dong of Incheon
Jan. 20, 2003 - 2010 Professor of the Incheon Catholic University (Major Seminary)
Jan.12,2009 - Jun. 15, 2010   Vocation Director of Incheon Diocese
Apr. 29, 2010 Appointed as Titular See of Cuicul, as Auxiliary Bishop of Incheon
Jun. 16, 2010 Consecrated as Bishop
Oct. 13, 2010 - Mar.15, 2016 President of the CBCK Committee for Foreign Mission Work and Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans
Oct. 13, 2010 - present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs  of the CBCK
Mar. 15, 2016 – Mar. 7, 2018 President of the Committee on Education of the CBCK
Jun. 4, 2016 – Nov. 10, 2016 Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Incheon
Nov. 10, 2016 Elected as Bishop of Incheon
Dec. 27, 2016 Took possession of the See of Incheon
Mar. 7, 2018 - present President of the Committee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Foreign Residents Living in Korea of the CBCK

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