Roman Catholic Diocese of Busan

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Diocese of Busan

Dioecesis Busanensis

부산 교구
Location
Country South Korea
Ecclesiastical provinceDaegu
MetropolitanDaegu
Statistics
Area3,267 km2 (1,261 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2012)
5,560,101
422,012 (7.6%)
Parishes119
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established21 January 1957 (62 years ago)
CathedralCathedral of the Holy Cross in Busan
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJoseph Son Sam-seok
Metropolitan ArchbishopThaddeus Cho Hwan-Kil
Map
Diocese of Busan.svg
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Busan (Latin: Dioecesis Busanensis) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church located in Busan, South Korea.

History[edit]

On 21 January 1957 Pope Pius XII erected as an Apostolic Vicariate of Busan. It was elevated to a diocese by Pope John XXIII on 10 March 1962.[1][2]

List of Bishops[edit]

List of Auxiliary Bishops[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cheney, David M. "Diocese of Busan". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  2. ^ Chow, Gabriel. "Diocese of Busan 부산 (South Korea)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved June 16, 2018.
  3. ^ Catholic Hierarchy: "Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok" retrieved November 7, 2015

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°06′00″N 129°01′59″E / 35.1000°N 129.0330°E / 35.1000; 129.0330