Diocese of Jeonju


Prefecture Apostolic April 13, 1937
Vicariate Apostolic January 21, 1957
Diocese March 10, 1962

Most Rev. John KIM Sontae, S.T.D., D.D.

Appointed March 14, 2017
Consecrated May 13, 2017
Former Ordinaries Rev. Stephen Kim(1937)
Rev. Paul Chu(1942)
Most Rev. Bartholomew Kim, D.D.(1947)
Most Rev. Peter Han, D.D.(1961)
Most Rev. Augustine Kim, D.D.(1973)
Most Rev. Michael J. Pak, D.D.(1982)
Most Rev. Vincent Ri, S.T.D., D.D.(1990)
Area All of the Jeonbuk (8,050.94㎢)

Religious Institutes

Men Society of Jesus
Women Little Sisters of the Poor; Congregation of the Sacred Word; Caritas Sisters of Miyazaki in Korea; School Sisters of Notre Dame; Daughters of Mary Immaculate; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill; Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres; Little Servants of the Holy Family of Seoul; Capuchin Tertiary Sisters of the Holy Family; Order of St. Clare; Sisters of the Annunciation; Institute of the Catechists of Mary; Daughters of St. Paul; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Congregatio Jesu; Little Flower Sisters of Jesus; Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Little Sisters of Contemplative Missionary Fraternity; Carmelite Missionaries; Sisters of the Good Shepherd; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Service; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs


Jeonju-si Wansan-gu Namnosong-dong 78-3, Jeonbuk 560-110

☎ 063-230-1004

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

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