2020-12-14 12:01
2020-12-14 15:03
The Church in Korea Welcomes

A New Diocesan Bishop of Cheju

On November 22, 2020, Pope Francis appointed the Most Rev. Pius Moon Chang-woo as Bishop of Cheju, Korea. 

The Most Rev. Pius Moon, born on March 15, 1963 in Cheju, was ordained a priest of Cheju on February 10, 1996. On June 28, 2017, he was appointed coadjutor bishop of the same Diocese and consecrated bishop on August 15, 2017. Bishop Moon served as president of the Special Committee for the 70th Anniversary of the 4·3 Jeju Uprising, and oversaw the commemoration in 2018. He is currently President of the CBCK Committee on Education, and a member of the CBCK Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs.