Roman Catholic Diocese of Incheon

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Diocese of Incheon
Dioecesis Inchonensis
인천 교구
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Cathedral of St. Paul
Country South Korea
Ecclesiastical province Seoul
Metropolitan Seoul
Area 1,282 km2 (495 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
397,256 (9.4%)
Parishes 102
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 6 June 1961 (54 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Paul in Incheon
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Boniface Ki-san Choi
Metropolitan Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung
Auxiliary Bishops John Baptist Jung Shin-chul
Emeritus Bishops William John McNaughton Bishop Emeritus (1962-2002)
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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.


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]


Auxiliary Bishops[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