Diocese of Busan


Vicariate Apostolic 1957.1.21.
Diocese 1962.3.10
Bishop Most Rev. Joseph Son Sam-seok, S.T.D., D.D. (Biographical History)
Auxiliary Bishop Bishop Pius SIN Hozol, S.L.D., D.D.
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)
Most Rev. Paul Hwang Chul-soo, D.D.(2007)
Area Area: Busan, Ulsan and Gimhae-si(exception: Jinyeong-eup, Saengnim-myeon, Jillye-myeon, Hallim-myeon

Missionary Societies and Religious Institutes

Men Order of Friars Minor Conventual: O.F.M. Conv.; Missionaries of Charity Brothers: M.C.; Society of St. Francis de Sales: S.D.B.; Society of St. Paul: S.S.P.; Order of St.Benedict Waegwan Abbey: O.S.B.; Order of Friars Minor: O.F.M.
Women Congregation of the Sacred Word; Sisters of Christian Doctrine: D.C.; The Sisters of Notre Dame(Regina Pacis Province): S.N.D.; The Sisters of Mary; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill: S.C.; Salesian Sisters of Don Bosco (Daughters of Mary Help of Christians: F.M.A.); Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres, Daegu Province; Daughters of St. Paul: F.S.P.; Little Servants of the Holy Family Province of Uijeongbu; Sisters Apostles of the descent of the Holy Spirit; Sister Disciples of the Divine Master: P.D.D.M.; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi: S.F.M.A.; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: H.S.H.J.; Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: M.S.C.; Suore della Carita di Gesu: S.C.G.; The Fraternity of the Little Sisters of Jesus; Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan: O.S.B.; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Contemplative Missionary Fraternity; Carmelite Missionaries: C.M.; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Daegu Priory: O.S.B.; Sisters of the Palma blessed Korean Martyrs; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs


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