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DIOCESE OF PYONG-YANG

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DIOCESE OF PYONG-YANG 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

            Prefecture Apostolic:       March 17, 1927

            Vicariate Apostolic:         July 11, 1939

            Diocese:                        March 10, 1962

            Apostolic Administrator:   His Eminence Andrew Cardinal Yeom, D.D.

            Appointed:                     June 6, 1998

 

            Former Ordinaries:          Very Rev. Msgr. Patrick Byrne, M.M.(1927)

                                                Very Rev. Msgr. John Morris, M.M.(1930)

                                                Rev. William Booth, M.M.(1936)

                                                Most Rev. William O'Shea, M.M., D.D.(1939)

                                                Most Rev. Paul Ro, D.D.(1942)

                                                Most Rev. Francis Hong, D.D.(1943)

                                                Very Rev. Msgr. George Carroll, M.M.(1950)

                                                His Eminence Stephen Cardinal Kim, LL.D., D.D.(1975)

                                                His Eminence Nicholas Cardinal Cheong, D.D.(1998)

 

            Area:                            Pyeongannam-do and Pyeonganbuk-do Provinces(42,939㎢)

 

 

 

 

DIOCESAN OFFICE IN SEOUL

 

 

            Jung-gu Myeong-dong 2-ga 1-5, Seoul 100-809 (Detached office 526 of the Seoul Archdiocese)

            ☎ <02>727-2231, 2233

            ☎ Fax 727-2232

            Episcopal Vicar: Very Rev. Msgr. Matthew Hwang

 

 

 

DIOCESAN OFFICE IN BUSAN

 

 

           Younje-gu Geoje 3-dong 575-2, Busan 611-804 (Geoje Catholic Church)

            ☎ <051>835-0130

            President: Rev. Joachim Oh

 

 

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