Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheju

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Diocese of Jeju

Dioecesis Cheiuensis

제주 교구
Location
Country South Korea
Ecclesiastical provinceGwangju
MetropolitanGwangju
Statistics
Area1,848 km2 (714 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2017)
678,772
78,933 (11.6%)
Parishes27
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established28 June 1971 (49 years ago)
CathedralImmaculate Conception Cathedral, Jeju City
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPeter Kang U-il
Metropolitan ArchbishopHyginus Kim Hee-jong
CoadjutorPius Moon Chang-woo
Bishops emeritusPaul Kim Tchang-ryeol
Map
Diocese of Jeju.svg
Website
diocesecheju.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheju (제주, also romanized Jeju, Latin: Dioecesis Cheiuensis) is a Latin rite suffragan diocese in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gwangju, South Korea, yet depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. Its episcopal see and mother church is Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Jeju City.

History[edit]

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 71,845 Catholics (11.9% of 604,670 total) on 1,849 km² in 27 parishes with 51 priests (44 diocesan, 7 religious), 1 deacon, 110 lay religious (7 brothers, 103 sisters) and 17 seminarians.

Leadership[edit]

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Coadjutor Bishops[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Jeju". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2014-02-12.
  2. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Pius Moon Chang-woo" retrieved September 3, 2020

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Coordinates: 33°30′N 126°31′E / 33.500°N 126.517°E / 33.500; 126.517