Diocese of

Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘

North Korea North Korea

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ / Pโ€™yลng-yang / ๅนณๅฃค (ๆญฃ้ซ”ไธญๆ–‡) / Pyeongyangen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul ์„œ์šธ

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (Universal) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.10.28 โ€“ ...):Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D. (62)Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick (์ •์ˆœํƒ ๋ฒ ๋“œ๋กœ / ้„ญๆทณๆพค), O.C.D. (62)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Heijo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick, O.C.D. (62)Archbishop Peter Chung Soon-taick (์ •์ˆœํƒ ๋ฒ ๋“œ๋กœ / ้„ญๆทณๆพค), O.C.D. (62)
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.10.28 โ€“ ...)

Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (80)Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung (์—ผ์ˆ˜์ • ์•ˆ๋“œ๋ ˆ์•„ / ๅป‰ๆด™ๆ”ฟ) (80)
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.05.10 โ€“ 2021.10.28)

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (์ •์ง„์„ ๋‹ˆ์ฝœ๋ผ์˜ค / ้„ญ้Žฎๅฅญ)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1998.06.06 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (๊น€์ˆ˜ํ™˜ ์Šคํ…ŒํŒŒ๋…ธ / ้‡‘ๅฃฝๅฎฆ)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1975.06.10 โ€“ 1998.04.03)

Msgr. George Carroll, M.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1950.11 โ€“ 1975)

Bishop Francis Hong Yong-ho (ํ™์šฉํ˜ธ ํ”„๋ž€์น˜์Šค์ฝ” / ๆดช้พๆตฉ)
(1944.03.24 โ€“ 1949?)

Surgite eamus

Born:1906.10.12 (Pyongyang, North Korea)
Ordained Priest:1933.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1944.06.29
Died:1949? (North Korea โ€  43)

Titular Bishop of Auzia (1944.03.24 โ€“ 1949?)

Vicar Apostolic of Heijo (North Korea) (1944.03.24 โ€“ 1949?)

Bishop. Likely died in concentration camp.

Bishop William Francis Oโ€™Shea, M.M.
(1939.07.11 โ€“ 1944.03.24)

Pater omnium

Born:1884.12.09 (New York, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1917.12.05
Died:1945.02.27 (โ€  60)

Vicar Apostolic of Heijo (North Korea) (1939.07.11 โ€“ 1944.03.24)

Titular Bishop of Naissus (1939.07.11 โ€“ 1945.02.27)

Prefects Apostolic of Peng-yang (Roman Rite)

Fr. William R. Booth
(1936 โ€“ 1938)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1936 โ€“ 1938)

Fr. John Edward Morris, M.H.M.
(1930.04.01 โ€“ 1936)

Born:1889.01.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1914.06.13
Died:1937 (โ€  48)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1930.04.01 โ€“ 1936)

Fr. Patrick James Byrne (ใƒ‘ใƒˆใƒชใƒƒใ‚ฏใƒปใƒใƒผใƒณ / ๋ฐฉ ํŒŒํŠธ๋ฆฌ์น˜์˜ค), M.M. (later Bishop)
(1927.11.09 โ€“ 1929.08.12)

Born:1888.10.26 (Washington, DC, USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1949.06.14
Died:1950.11.25 (North Korea โ€  62)

Prefect Apostolic of Peng-yang (North Korea) (1927.11.09 โ€“ 1929.08.12)

Prefect Apostolic of Kyoto ไบฌ้ƒฝ (Japan) (1937.03.19 โ€“ 1940.10.10)

Titular Bishop of Gazera (1949.04.07 โ€“ 1950.11.25)

Apostolic Delegate to Korea (1949.04.07 โ€“ 1950.11.25)

Bishop and religious of Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America (Maryknoll Fathers).

Special Churches

Fushun ๆ’ซ้ † (โ†‘), Hamhung ํ•จํฅ (โ†—), Tลkwon ๋•์› (โ†’), Uijeongbu ์˜์ •๋ถ€ (โ†“)

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