Diocese of

Uijeongbu 의정부

South Korea South Korea

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Uijeongbu 의정부 / Uijongbu / 議政府 (正體中文) / Uiiongbuen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Seoul 서울

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.03.13 – ...):Bishop Benedictus Son Hee-song (67)Bishop Benedictus Son Hee-song (손희송 베네딕토 / 孫凞松) (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Uijeongbu 의정부 (Roman Rite)

Bishop Benedictus Son Hee-song (67)Bishop Benedictus Son Hee-song (손희송 베네딕토 / 孫凞松) (67)
(2024.03.13 – ...)

Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)

저의 주님, 저의 하느님

Born:1957.01.28 (Kyenki Yeonchenun Chadari, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1986.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2015.08.28

Priest of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (1986.07.04 – 2015.07.14)

Titular Bishop of Campli (2015.07.14 – 2024.03.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (2015.07.14 – 2024.03.13)

Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea) (2024.03.13 – ...)

Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon (76)Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon (이기헌 베드로 / 李基憲) (76)
(2010.02.26 – 2024.03.13)

Bishop emeritus of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)

새로운 노래를 주님께 불러라

Born:1947.12.31 (P’yong-yang, North Korea)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1999.12.14

Priest of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (1975.12.08 – 1999.10.29)

Military Ordinary of South Korea (South Korea) (1999.10.29 – 2010.02.26)

Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea) (2010.02.26 – 2024.03.13)

Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J. (89)Bishop Joseph Lee Han-taek (이한택 요셉 / 李漢澤), S.J. (89)
(2004.07.05 – 2010.02.26)

Bishop emeritus of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea)

길이요 진리요 생명이신 예수 그리스도

Born:1934.12.05 (Ansong, South Korea)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.25

Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum (2001.11.19 – 2004.07.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul 서울 (South Korea) (2001.11.19 – 2004.07.05)

Bishop of Uijeongbu 의정부 (South Korea) (2004.07.05 – 2010.02.26)

Special Churches

Pyong-yang 평양 (↑), Chuncheon 춘천 (→), Seoul 서울 (↓), Incheon 인천 (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 2,594 km²

Population: 323,536 Catholics (9.7% of 3,338,688 total)

Pastoral Centres: 86 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 227 priests (206 diocesan, 21 religious), 281 religious (44 brothers, 237 sisters), 51 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.05.29

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