Archdiocese of Seoul


Vicariate Apostolic September 9, 1831
Archdiocese March 10, 1962
Archbishop His Eminence Andrew Cardinal YEOM Soo-jung, D.D.
Appointed Dec. 1, 2001
Consecrated Jan. 25, 2002
Succeeded May 10, 2012
Cardinal Feb.22, 2014
Former Ordinaries Most Rev. Barthelemy Bruguiere, M.E.P., D.D.(1831)
Most Rev. Laurent M. Imbert, M.E.P., D.D.(1836)
Most Rev. Jean J. Ferreol, M.E.P., D.D.(1843)
Most Rev. Simeon Berneux, M.E.P., D.D.(1854)
Most Rev. Antoine Dabeluy, M.E.P., D.D.(1866)
Most Rev. Felix Ridel, M.E.P., D.D.(1869)
Most Rev. Jean M. Blanc, M.E.P., D.D.(1884)
Most Rev. August Mutel, M.E.P., D.D.(1890)
Most Rev. August Mutel, M.E.P., D.D.(1911)
Most Rev. Adrien Larribeau, M.E.P., D.D.(1933)
Most Rev. Paul M. Ro, D.D.(1942)
Most Rev. Victorinus Youn, S.T.D., D.D.(1967)
His Eminence Stephen Cardinal Kim, LL.D., D.D.(1968)
His Eminence Nicholas Cardinal Cheong, D.D.(1998)
Area Seoul and Hwanghae-do (17,053.41㎢)

Missionary Societies and Religious Institutes

Men Order of Discalced Carmelite Fathers; Guadalupe Missioners; Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer; Brothers of Christ; Claretian Missionaries; Order of Friars Minor Conventual; Consolata Missionaries; Ordo Fratrum Praedicatorum; Rogationists of the Heart of Jesus; Marist Teaching Brothers; Society of Mary; Divine Word Missionaries; The Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America-Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers; Missionaries of Charity Brothers; Society of St. Francis de Sales; Missionary Society of St. Columban; Society of St. Paul; Order of St. Benedict Waegwan Abbey; Order of St. Augustine; Passionists; Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus; Society of Jesus; Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate; Brothers of Little Jesus; Order of Friars Minor; Hospitaller Order of St. John of God; Order of Friars Minor Capuchin; Paris Foreign Missions Society; Clerical Congregation of the Blessed Korean Martyrs; Korean Luissionary Society
Women Little Sisters of the Poor; Order of Discalced Carmelites; Congregation of the Sacred Word; Daughters of Divine Zeal; Missionary Sisters of Christ the King; Instituto Secolare delle Missionarie della Regalita di Cristo; Sisters of Christian Doctrine; Adorers of the Blood of Christ; Caritas Sisters of Miyazaki in Korea; The Sisters of Notre Dame; Sisters of Charity of Nevers; The Sisters of Mary; Daughters of Mary Immaculate; Little Company of Mary; Franciscan Missionaries of Mary; Servants of Mary; Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Mirinae; Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood; Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill; Daughters of Mary help of Christians; Sisters of the Holy Spirit of Samsongsan; Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres; Little Servants of the Holy Family of Seoul; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Seoul Priory; Sisters of Jesus the Good Shepherd; Missionaries Sisters of St. Columban; Congregation of the Religious Missionaries of St. Dominic; The Mission Congregation of the Servants of the Holy Spirit; Oblates de I?ssumption; Institute of the Catechists of Mary; Daughters of St. Paul; The Society of the Sacred Heart; Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Hearts; Sisters of St. Andrew; Hospital Sisters of St. Francis; Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul of Suwon; Sisters Disciples of the Divine Master; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Assisi; Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help; Passionist Sisters; 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; Olivetan Benedictine Sisters of Busan; Immaculate Conception Sisters; Sisters of Our Lady of the Consolation; Blessed Sacrament Sisters of Charity; Sisters of Little Jesus; Little Sisters of Contemplative Missionary Fraternity; Carmelite Missionaries; Sisters of the Good Shepherd; Sisters of Divine Province; Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary; Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing, Daegu Priory; Sisters of Prado; Franciscan Missionary Sisters of Service; Sister of Palma of Blessed Korean Martyrs; Sisters of the Blessed Korean Martyrs; Korean Foreign Mission Sisters.


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