Diocese of Busan

GENERAL INFORMATION

Vicariate Apostolic January 21, 1957
Diocese March 10, 1962
Bishop Most Rev. Paul Hwang, D.D.
Succeeded November 21, 2007
Consecrated February 24, 2006
Former Ordinaries Most Rev. John Choi, D.D.(1957)
Most Rev. Gabriel Lee, Ph.D., D.D.(1975)
Most Rev. Augustine Cheong, D.D.(1999)
Area Busan, Ulsanand Gimhae-si(exception: Jinyeong-eup, Jillye-myeon, Hallim-myeon), Miryang-si (exception: Hanam-eup, Chodong-myeon), Yangsan-si (3,267.63㎢)

Missionary and Religious Societies

Men Order of Friars Minor Conventual ; Congregation of St. John; Missionaries of Charity Brothers; Society of St. Paul; Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey; Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Brothers of Peace Pentecost; Little Brothers of Contemplative Missionary Fraternity; Order of Friars Minor
Women Order of Discalced Carmelite Nuns; Congregation of the Sacred Word; Sisters of Christian Doctrine; Adorers of the Blood of Christ; Caritas Sisters of Miyazaki in Korea; The Sisters of Notre Dame; The Sisters of Mary; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Suore di Carit?di Nostra Signora del Buono e Perpetuo Soccorso; Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill; Daughters of Mary Help of Christians; The Trinitarian Sisters of France; Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres; Little Servants of the Holy Family of Seoul; Daughters of St. Paul; Sisters Disciples of the Divine Master; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Fraternit?Jesus-Cartas; Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Congregatio Jesu; The Fraternity of the Little Sisters of Jesus; Sisters of Joseph Pentecost; Sisters of Peace Pentecost; Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Little Sisters of Contemplative Missionary Fraternity; Carmelite Missionaries; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Daegu Priory; Sister of Palma of Blessed Korean Martyrs; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs; Korean Foreign Mission Sisters

DIOCESAN OFFICE

Suyeong-gu Suyeongno 427gil 39(Namcheon-dong) 70-4, Busan 48316

☎ 051-629-8700 FAX: 629-8717

Website : http://www.catholicbusan.or.kr