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 province Seoul
Metropolitan Seoul
Statistics
Area 1,282 km2 (495 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
4,240,000
397,256 (9.4%)
Parishes 102
Information
Denomination Catholic Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established 6 June 1961 (55 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of St Paul in Incheon
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Vacant
Metropolitan Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung
Auxiliary Bishops John Baptist Jung Shin-chul
Emeritus Bishops William 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]

Auxiliary Bishops[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