Roman Catholic Diocese of Incheon

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Diocese of Incheon

Dioecesis Inchonensis

인천 교구
Dapdong cathedral 2.JPG
Cathedral of St. Paul
Location
Country South Korea
Ecclesiastical provinceSeoul
MetropolitanSeoul
Statistics
Area1,282 km2 (495 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
4,240,000
397,256 (9.4%)
Parishes102
Information
DenominationCatholic Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established6 June 1961 (58 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of St Paul in Incheon
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJohn Baptist Jung Shin-chul
Metropolitan ArchbishopAndrew Yeom Soo-jung
Auxiliary BishopsVacant
Bishops emeritusWilliam John McNaughton Bishop Emeritus (1962-2002)
Map
Diocese of Incheon.svg
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Incheon (Latin: Dioecesis Inchonensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church located in Incheon, South Korea. The diocese is suffragan to the Archdiocese of Seoul.

History[edit]

On 6 June 1961 Pope John XXIII erected as an Apostolic Vicariate of Incheon. It was elevated to a diocese the next year on 10 March. The seat is Dapdong Cathedral.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Incheon". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2014-02-12.
  2. ^ "Diocese of Incheon". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2014-02-12.
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul" retrieved November 7, 2015

Coordinates: 37°27′00″N 126°43′01″E / 37.4500°N 126.7170°E / 37.4500; 126.7170