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2008 Autumn General Assembly of the CBCK

2009.08.27 11:42

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The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea held its 2008 Autumn General Assembly from October 13 to 16, 2008 and made some decisions and reflections. They also chose new officers of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea. The names are as follows:

*newly elected

 

President: Most Rev. Peter Kang U-il*

Vice President: Most Rev. Jacobus Kim Ji-Seok*

Secretary: Most Rev. Paul Choi Deok-ki

Members of the Permanent Council:

Most Rev. Francis Xavier Ahn Myong-ok

Most Rev. Lucas Kim Woon-hoe

 

Chairmen of the Episcopal Commissions

- Episcopal Commission for Clergy & Religious:

Most Rev. Andreas Choi Chang-mou

- Episcopal Commission for the Doctrine: Most Rev. Andreas Choi Chang-mou

- Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral: Most Rev. Paul Choi Deok-ki

- Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs: Most Rev. Vincent Ri Pyung-ho

- Episcopal Special Commission for the Reconciliation of Korean People:

Most Rev. John Chang Yik

- Episcopal Special Commission for Beatification and Canonization:

Most Rev. Michael Pak Jeong-il

 

Presidents of the National Committees

- Committee for Family Pastoral Ministry: Most Rev. Paul Hwang Cheol-soo

- Committee for Catechesis: Most Rev. John Chrysostom Kwon Hyeok-ju*

- Committee for Education: Most Rev. Matthias Ri Iong-hoon

- Committee for Canonical Affairs: Most Rev. Jacobus Kim Ji-Seok

- Committee for Promoting Christian Unity & Interreligious Dialogue:

Most Rev. Hyginus Kim Hee-joong

- Committee for Social Communications: Most Rev. Thaddeus Cho Hwan-gil

- Committee for Culture: Most Rev. Peter Lee Ki-heon

- Committee for the Reconciliation of Korean People:

Most Rev. Lucas Kim Woon-hoe

- Committee for Evangelization: Most Rev. Paul Choi Deok-ki

- Committee for "Caritas Coreana": Most Rev. Francis Xavier Ahn Myong-ok*

- Committee for Bioethics: Most Rev. Gabriel Chang Bong-hun*

- Biblical Committee: Rt. Rev. Abbot Simon Petro Ri, O.S.B.*

- Committee for Doctrine of the Faith: Most Rev. Andreas Choi Chang-mou

- Committee for the Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans

Most Rev. Vincent Ri Pyung-ho

- Committee for the Pastoral Care of Immigrants & Foreign Residents:

Most Rev. Lazzaro You Heung-sik*

- Committee for Liturgy: Most Rev. Joseph Lee Han-taek

- Committee for Justice & Peace: Most Rev. Boniface Choi Ki-san

- Committee for Catholic Terminology: Most Rev. Peter Kang U-il*

- Committee for the Lay Apostolate: Most Rev. Andrew Yeom Soo-jung

- Committee for Youth Ministry: Most Rev. Basil Cho Kyu-man

 

Moderators

- Moderator in charge of Religious: Most Rev. Joseph Lee Han-taek

- Moderator of the Korean Missionary Society:

Most Rev. Nicholas Cheong Jinsuk

- Moderator of the Catholic Catechetical Institute:

Most Rev. Nicholas Cheong Jinsuk

- Moderator of the Pontifical Korean College:

Most Rev. Nicholas Cheong Jinsuk

 

Besides, The name of the Committee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerants is changed into the Committee for the Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans. A Committee for the Pastoral Care of Immigrants & Foreign Residents is newly established to meet the pastoral needs of the immigrants and foreign residents in Korea.


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