Bishops
Bishop William McNaughton, M.M., D.D.
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Biographical History

Jun. 13, 1953Ordained to the Priesthood
Aug. 13, 1954 - Sep. 1, 1955Parochial Vicar of Changhowon Parish in Chungbuk
Sep. 2, 1955 - Sep. 27, 1955Parochial Vicar of Pungmunro Parish in Chungbuk
Sep. 28, 1955 - Aug. 14, 1957Pastor of the above Parish
Aug. 15, 1957 - Jul. 15, 1960Pastor of Naedok-dong Parish
Dec. 1, 1958 - Sep. 30, 1959Member of the College of Consultors of Cheongju Diocese
Sep. 28, 1959 - Jul. 15, 1960Vicar General of Cheongju Diocese
Jun. 6, 1961Elected to the Titular See of Tuburbo and Apostolic Vicar of Incheon
Aug. 24, 1961Consecrated as Bishop
Mar. 10, 1962Transferred to the Bishop of Incheon
1962 - 1965Participated in the Second Vatican Council
Feb. 5, 1962 - Feb. 4, 1964Trustee of Pangmun Girls' Middle School in Incheon
Feb. 5, 1964Trustee of the Catholic Foundation of Incheon Diocese
Feb. 1965 - May. 1981Secretary to the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea
Feb. 1965 - Oct. 1970President of the Committee for Liturgy of the CBCK
Apr. 1967Bishop in Charge of Students Association
Oct. 1970 - Oct. 1973Member of the Ecumenical Committee of the CBCK
Oct. 1973 - Apr. 1978President of the Ecumenical Committee of the CBCK
1978 - Nov. 1984President of the Committee for Catechesis of the CBCK
1978 - Apr. 25, 2002Member of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious
Sep. 12, 1994Chairman of Incheon Catholic Educational Foundation
Dec. 30, 1996Chairman of Incheon Catholic Youth Association
Apr. 25, 2002Resigned as Bishop of Incheon
Feb. 3, 2020Died

Educational Course

Jun. 1944 Graduated from Central Catholic High School in Lawrence, Messachusetts, U.S.A.

Jun. 1948 Graduated from Maryknoll Seminary (Theology Dept.) in New York

Sep. 1, 1948 - Aug. 30, 1949 Made the novitiate at Maryknoll

Apr. 24, 1953 Held a Bachelor's degree in sacred theology from Maryknoll Major Seminary

Jun. 4, 1953 Held a Licentiate in Religious Education from Maryknoll Major Seminary

May 20, 1954 - 1955 Studied the Korean language at Yale University