John Chang Yik

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The Right Reverend John Chang-yik (born November 20, 1933, Seoul, Korea) is Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ch’unch’on, South Korea.

The son of Chang Myon, he was born as Chang Ik. On 30 March 1963, aged 29, he was ordained a parish priest. On 11 November 1994, aged 61, he was appointed as Bishop of Ch’unch’on and ordained a month later. His consecrators were: Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-hwan, Archbishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi and Nicholas Cardinal Cheong Jin-Suk.

Bishop John Chang-yik has been a priest for 47 years and a bishop for 16 years (as of 2010).

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