Diocese of

Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ

South Korea South Korea

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ / Pusan / ้‡œๅฑฑ (ๆญฃ้ซ”ไธญๆ–‡) / Pusanen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Daegu ๋Œ€๊ตฌ

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.04.10 โ€“ ...):Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok (68)Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok (์†์‚ผ์„ ์š”์…‰ / ๅญซๅƒ็‘ž) (68)
Auxiliary Bishop (2021.05.22 โ€“ ...):Bishop Pius Sin Ho-zol (55)Bishop Pius Sin Ho-zol (์‹ ํ˜ธ์ฒ  ๋น„์˜ค / ่พ›ๆ˜Šๅ–†) (55)

Titular Bishop of Belesasa

Ordinaries

Bishops of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok (68)Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok (์†์‚ผ์„ ์š”์…‰ / ๅญซๅƒ็‘ž) (68)
(2019.04.10 โ€“ ...)

Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea)

Benedicam Deum in vita mea

Born:1955.11.03 (Busan, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1982.02.06
Consecrated Bishop:2010.07.09

Priest of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1982.02.06 โ€“ 2010.06.04)

Titular Bishop of Fesseรซ (2010.06.04 โ€“ 2019.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (2010.06.04 โ€“ 2019.04.10)

Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (2019.04.10 โ€“ ...)

Bishop Paul Hwang Cheol-soo (71)Bishop Paul Hwang Cheol-soo (ํ™ฉ์ฒ ์ˆ˜ ๋ฐ”์˜ค๋กœ / ้ปƒๅ“ฒๆด™) (71)
(2007.11.21 โ€“ 2018.08.18)

Bishop emeritus of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea)

Christus Dei virtus / ๊ทธ๋ฆฌ์Šค๋„ ํ•˜๋Š๋‹˜์˜ ํž˜

Born:1953.04.15 (Miryang, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1983.02.05
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.24

Priest of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1983.02.05 โ€“ 2006.01.17)

Titular Bishop of Vicus Pacati (2006.01.17 โ€“ 2007.11.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (2006.01.17 โ€“ 2007.11.21)

Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (2007.11.21 โ€“ 2018.08.18)

Bishop Augustine Cheong Myong-jo (์ •๋ช…์กฐ ์•„์šฐ๊ตฌ์Šคํ‹ฐ๋…ธ)
(1999.08.28 โ€“ 2007.06.01)

Fiat mihi secundum verbum tuum

Born:1935.05.25 (Koje, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.13
Died:2007.06.01 (โ€  72)

Titular Bishop of Tubulbaca (1989.10.23 โ€“ 1998.11.05)

Military Ordinary of South Korea (South Korea) (1989.10.23 โ€“ 1998.11.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1998.11.05 โ€“ 1999.08.28)

Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1999.08.28 โ€“ 2007.06.01)

President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (2005.11 โ€“ 2006)

Bishop Gabriel Lee Gab-sou (์ด๊ฐ‘์ˆ˜ ๊ฐ€๋ธŒ๋ฆฌ์—˜)
(1975.06.05 โ€“ 1999.08.28)

Amo te Domine

Born:1924.02.29 (Yan-Chen, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1971.08.24
Died:2004.12.21 (โ€  80)

Titular Bishop of Catabum castra (1971.07.25 โ€“ 1975.06.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1971.07.25 โ€“ 1975.06.05)

Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1975.06.05 โ€“ 1999.08.28)

Bishop John A. Choi Jae-seon (์ตœ์žฌ์„  ์š”ํ•œ)
(1962.03.10 โ€“ 1973.09.19)

Ora et labora / ๊ธฐ๋„ํ•˜๋ฉฐ ์ผํ•˜๋ผ

Born:1912.01.07 (Ulsan, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1938.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.30
Died:2008.06.03 (โ€  96)

Titular Bishop of Fussala (1957.01.26 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1957.01.26 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

Bishop of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1962.03.10 โ€“ 1973.09.19)

Titular Bishop of Tanaramusa (1973.09.19 โ€“ 2008.06.03)

Founder of Korean Missionary Society (1975)

Vicars Apostolic of Busan ๋ถ€์‚ฐ (Roman Rite)

Bishop John A. Choi Jae-seon (์ตœ์žฌ์„  ์š”ํ•œ)
(1957.01.26 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Masan ๋งˆ์‚ฐ (โ†), Daegu ๋Œ€๊ตฌ (โ†–), Hiroshima ๅบƒๅณถ (โ†’), Fukuoka ็ฆๅฒก (โ†˜), Nagasaki ้•ทๅดŽ (โ†“)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,300 kmยฒ

Population: 459,463 Catholics (8.5% of 5,418,893 total)

Pastoral Centres: 125 parishes

Personnel: 347 priests (325 diocesan, 22 religious), 751 religious (41 brothers, 710 sisters), 36 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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