The Church in Korea Congratulates
Appointment of Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
On June 11, 2021, Pope Francis appointed the Most Rev. Lazzaro You Heung-sik, currently Diocesan Bishop of Daejeon in Korea, as the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy. At the same time, the Holy Father conferred on him the title of Archbishop-Bishop Emeritus of the aforementioned diocese. He will begin his new task on August 1, 2021. This appointment followed the Holy Father’s acceptance of the resignation of H. E. Cardinal Beniamino Stella from the said position.