Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Seoul ์„œ์šธ

South Korea South Korea, North Korea North Korea

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Seoul ์„œ์šธ / Seul (Italiano) / ้ฆ–็ˆพ (ๆญฃ้ซ”ไธญๆ–‡) / Seulen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Chuncheon ์ถ˜์ฒœ, Daejeon ๋Œ€์ „, Hamhung ํ•จํฅ, Incheon ์ธ์ฒœ, Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘, Suwon ์ˆ˜์›, Uijeongbu ์˜์ •๋ถ€, Wonju ์›์ฃผ

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) ๐Ÿ“…

History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (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)

Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea)

Auxiliary Bishop (2013.12.30 โ€“ ...):Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon (61)Bishop Timothy Yu Gyoung-chon (์œ ๊ฒฝ์ดŒ ํ‹ฐ๋ชจํ…Œ์˜ค / ๅฎ‡ๆ…ถๅท) (61)

Titular Bishop of Puppi

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.06.28 โ€“ ...):Bishop Job Koo Yo-bi (73)Bishop Job Koo Yo-bi (๊ตฌ์š”๋น„ ์šฅ / ๅ…ท่ฆๅ‚™) (73)

Titular Bishop of Sfasferia

Auxiliary Bishop (2024.02.24 โ€“ ...):Bishop Paul Lee Kyung-sang (63)Bishop Paul Lee Kyung-sang (์ด๊ฒฝ์ƒ ๋ฐ”์˜ค๋กœ / ๆŽ็‚…็›ธ) (63)

Titular Bishop of Germania in Numidia

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (Roman Rite)

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

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea)
Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea)

ํ•˜๋Š๋‹˜ ์•„๋ฒ„์ง€, ์–ด๋จธ๋‹ˆ ๊ตํšŒ / Deus Pater Mater Ecclesia

Born:1961.08.05 (Daegu, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1992.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:2014.02.05

Titular Bishop of Tamazuca (2013.12.30 โ€“ 2021.10.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (2013.12.30 โ€“ 2021.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (2021.10.28 โ€“ ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea) (2021.10.28 โ€“ ...)

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

Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea)
former Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea)

Amen Veni Domine Jesu

Born:1943.12.05 (Ansong, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.25
Created Cardinal:2014.02.22

Priest of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1973.12.08 โ€“ 2001.12.01)

Titular Bishop of Thibiuca (2001.12.01 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (2001.12.01 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (2012.05.10 โ€“ 2021.10.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea) (2012.05.10 โ€“ 2021.10.28)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Crisogono (2014.02.22 [2014.10.04] โ€“ ...)

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (์ •์ง„์„ ๋‹ˆ์ฝœ๋ผ์˜ค / ้„ญ้Žฎๅฅญ)
(1998.04.03 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Omnibus omnia / ๋ชจ๋“  ์ด์—๊ฒŒ ๋ชจ๋“  ๊ฒƒ

Born:1931.12.07 (Seoul, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1970.10.03
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24
Died:2021.04.27 (Seoul, South Korea โ€  89)

Priest of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1961.03.18 โ€“ 1970.06.25)

Bishop of Cheongju ์ฒญ์ฃผ (South Korea) (1970.06.25 โ€“ 1998.04.03)

President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (1996 โ€“ 1999)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1998.04.03 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea) (1998.06.06 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Immacolata di Lourdes a Boccea (2006.03.24 [2006.11.19] โ€“ 2021.04.27)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2007.02.03 โ€“ 2012.05.10)

Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan (๊น€์ˆ˜ํ™˜ ์Šคํ…ŒํŒŒ๋…ธ / ้‡‘ๅฃฝๅฎฆ)
(1968.04.09 โ€“ 1998.04.03)

Pro vobis et pro multis / ๋„ˆํฌ์™€ ๋ชจ๋“  ์ด๋ฅผ ์œ„ํ•˜์—ฌ

Born:1922.05.08 (Namsan-dong, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1947.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1966.05.31
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:2009.02.16 (Seoul, South Korea โ€  86)

Priest of Daegu ๋Œ€๊ตฌ (South Korea) (1947.10.27 โ€“ 1966.02.15)

Bishop of Masan ๋งˆ์‚ฐ (South Korea) (1966.02.15 โ€“ 1968.04.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1968.04.09 โ€“ 1998.04.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Felice da Cantalice a Centocelle (1969.04.30 โ€“ 2009.02.16)

President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (1970 โ€“ 1975)

President of Federation of Asian Bishopsโ€™ Conferences (1973 โ€“ 1977)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Pyong-yang ํ‰์–‘ (North Korea) (1975.06.10 โ€“ 1998.04.03)

President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (1981 โ€“ 1987)

Protopriest of College of Cardinals (2004.03.13 โ€“ 2009.02.16)

Archbishop Paul Marie Ro Ki-nam (๋…ธ๊ธฐ๋‚จ ๋ฐ”์˜ค๋กœ / ็›งๅŸบๅ—)
(1962.03.10 โ€“ 1967.03.23)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1902.12.22 (Ron Tjai, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1930.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1942.12.20
Died:1984.06.25 (โ€  81)

Titular Bishop of Colbasa (1942.11.10 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Seul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1942.11.10 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Taiku ๋Œ€๊ตฌ (South Korea) (1948.05.27 โ€“ 1948)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1962.03.10 โ€“ 1967.03.23)

President of Catholic Bishopsโ€™ Conference of Korea (1964 โ€“ 1967)

Titular Archbishop of Tituli in Proconsulari (1967.03.23 โ€“ 1971.03.10)

Vicars Apostolic of Seul ์„œ์šธ (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Marie Ro Ki-nam (๋…ธ๊ธฐ๋‚จ ๋ฐ”์˜ค๋กœ / ็›งๅŸบๅ—) (later Archbishop)
(1942.11.10 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

(see above)

Vicars Apostolic of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adrien-Jean Larribeau (์›ํ˜•๊ทผ ์•„๋“œ๋ฆฌ์•„๋…ธ), M.E.P.
(1933.01.23 โ€“ 1942.01.05)

Born:1883.02.04 (La Romieu, France)
Ordained Priest:1907.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1927.05.01
Died:1974.08.12 (โ€  91)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1926.12.23 โ€“ 1933.01.23)

Titular Bishop of Dusa (1926.12.23 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1933.01.23 โ€“ 1942.01.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Daijeon (South Korea) (1958.07.04 โ€“ 1962.03.10)

Bishop of Daejeon ๋Œ€์ „ (South Korea) (1962.03.10 โ€“ 1963.11.06)

Titular Bishop of Thinis (1963.11.06 โ€“ 1974.08.12)

Archbishop Gustave-Charles-Marie Mutel (๋ฏผ ์•„์šฐ๊ตฌ์Šคํ‹ฐ๋…ธ), M.E.P.
(1911.04.08 โ€“ 1933.01.22)

Born:1854.03.08 (Blumeray, France)
Ordained Priest:1877.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1890.09.21
Died:1933.01.22 (โ€  78)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1890.09.02 โ€“ 1911.04.08)

Titular Bishop of Milos (Greece) (1890.09.02 โ€“ 1923.01.31)

Vicar Apostolic of Seoul ์„œ์šธ (South Korea) (1911.04.08 โ€“ 1933.01.22)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Mopsuestia (1923.01.31 โ€“ 1926.01.11)

Titular Archbishop of Ratiaria (1926.01.11 โ€“ 1933.01.22)

Vicars Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gustave-Charles-Marie Mutel (๋ฏผ ์•„์šฐ๊ตฌ์Šคํ‹ฐ๋…ธ), M.E.P. (later Archbishop)
(1890.09.02 โ€“ 1911.04.08)

(see above)

Bishop Marie-Jean-Gustave Blanc (๋ฐฑ ์š”ํ•œ), M.E.P.
(1884.06.20 โ€“ 1890.02.21)

Albรฆ ad messem

Born:1844.05.06 (Reugney, France)
Ordained Priest:1866.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1883.07.08
Died:1890.02.21 (โ€  45)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1877.04.17 โ€“ 1884.06.20)

Titular Bishop of Antigonea (1877.04.17 โ€“ 1890.02.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1884.06.20 โ€“ 1890.02.21)

Bishop Fรฉlix-Clair Ridel (์ด ํŽ ๋ฆญ์Šค), M.E.P.
(1869.04.27 โ€“ 1884.06.20)

Born:1830.07.10 (Chantenay-sur-Loire, France)
Ordained Priest:1857.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1870.06.05
Died:1884.06.20 (โ€  53)

Titular Bishop of Philippopolis (1869.04.27 โ€“ 1884.06.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1869.04.27 โ€“ 1884.06.20)

Saint Bishop Antoine-Marie-Nicolas Daveluy (๋‹ค๋ธ”๋คผ ์•ˆํ† ๋‹ˆ์˜ค / ๅฎ‰ๆ•ฆไผŠ), M.E.P.
(1866.03.08 โ€“ 1866.03.30)

Born:1818.03.16 (Amiens, Somme, France)
Ordained Priest:1841.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1857.03.25
Died:1866.03.30 ๐Ÿฉธ (Galmaemot, Boryeong, Chungcheong-do, South Korea โ€  48)
Beatified:1968.10.06
Canonised:1984.05.06 (Seoul, South Korea)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1855.11.13 โ€“ 1866.03.08)

Titular Bishop of Akka (1855.11.13 โ€“ 1866.03.30)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1866.03.08 โ€“ 1866.03.30)

Bishop and religious of Paris Foreign Missions Society. Martyr.

Saint Bishop Simรฉon-Franรงois Berneux (๋ฒ ๋ฅด๋‡Œ ์‹œ๋ฏ€์˜จ / ๅผตๆ•ฌไธ€), M.E.P.
(1854.08.05 โ€“ 1866.03.07)

Born:1814.05.14 (Chรขteau-du-Loir, Sarthe, France)
Ordained Priest:1837.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:1854.12.27
Died:1866.03.07 ๐Ÿฉธ (Saenamteo, Seoul, South Korea โ€  51)
Beatified:1968.10.06
Canonised:1984.05.06 (Seoul, South Korea)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1844.03.28 โ€“ 1854.08.05)

Titular Bishop of Capsa (1844.03.28 โ€“ 1866.03.07)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1854.08.05 โ€“ 1866.03.07)

Bishop and religious of Paris Foreign Missions Society. Martyr.

Bishop Jean-Joseph-Jean-Baptiste Ferrรฉol (๊ณ  ์š”ํ•œ), M.E.P.
(1843.08.14 โ€“ 1853.02.03)

Born:1808.12.27 (Cucuron, France)
Consecrated Bishop:1843.12.31
Died:1853.02.03 (โ€  44)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1838.08.14 โ€“ 1843.08.14)

Titular Bishop of Belline (1838.08.14 โ€“ 1853.02.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1843.08.14 โ€“ 1853.02.03)

Saint Bishop Laurent-Marie-Joseph Imbert (์•ต๋ฒ ๋ฅด ๋ผ์šฐ๋ Œ์‹œ์˜ค / ่Œƒไธ–ไบจ), M.E.P.
(1836.04.26 โ€“ 1839.09.21)

Born:1797.04.15 (Marignane, Bouches-du-Rhรดne, France)
Ordained Priest:1819.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1837.05.14
Died:1839.09.21 ๐Ÿฉธ (Saenamteo, Seoul, South Korea โ€  42)
Beatified:1925.07.05
Canonised:1984.05.06 (Seoul, South Korea)

Titular Bishop of Capsa (1836.04.26 โ€“ 1839.09.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1836.04.26 โ€“ 1839.09.21)

Bishop and religious of Paris Foreign Missions Society. Martyr.

Bishop Barthรฉlemy Bruguiรจre (์†Œ ๋ฐ”๋ฅดํ†จ๋กœ๋ฉ”์˜ค), M.E.P.
(1831.09.09 โ€“ 1835.10.20)

Born:1792.02.12 (Raissac dโ€™Aude, France)
Ordained Priest:1815.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1829.06.29
Died:1835.10.20 (โ€  43)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Siam (Thailand) (1828.02.05 โ€“ 1831.09.09)

Titular Bishop of Capsa (1828.02.05 โ€“ 1835.10.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Korea ์กฐ์„  (South Korea) (1831.09.09 โ€“ 1835.10.20)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Incheon ์ธ์ฒœ (โ†), Uijeongbu ์˜์ •๋ถ€ (โ†‘), Chuncheon ์ถ˜์ฒœ (โ†’), Suwon ์ˆ˜์› (โ†“)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 17,349 kmยฒ

Population: 1,534,887 Catholics (15.7% of 9,765,869 total)

Pastoral Centres: 232 parishes

Personnel: 1,108 priests (820 diocesan, 288 religious), 2,446 religious (474 brothers, 1,972 sisters), 193 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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