Roman Catholic Diocese of Uijeongbu

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Diocese of Uijeongbu

Dioecesis Uiiongbuensis

의정부 교구
Cathédrale du Sacré-Cœur de Marie - Uijeongbu.jpg
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Mary
Location
CountrySouth Korea
TerritoryGyeonggi
Ecclesiastical provinceSeoul
MetropolitanSeoul
Statistics
Area2,594 km2 (1,002 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics (including non-members)
(as of 2017)
3,141,806
304,048 (9.7%)
Parishes78
Information
DenominationCatholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established24 June 2004
CathedralCathedral of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Uijeongbu
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopPeter Lee Ki-heon (이기헌 베드로)
Metropolitan ArchbishopAndrew Yeom Soo-jung
Bishops emeritusJoseph Lee Han-taek, S.J.
Map
Diocese of Uijeongbu.svg
Website
ucatholic.or.kr

The Diocese of Uijeongbu, also romanized Uijongbu, is a particular church of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in South Korea. It is the newest diocese in South Korea, erected from the Archdiocese of Seoul on June 24, 2004 by the orders of Pope John Paul II, and a suffragan diocese of the same. Its mother church is the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Uijeongbu, Gyeonggi-do.

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Coordinates: 37°44′17″N 127°02′02″E / 37.73806°N 127.03389°E / 37.73806; 127.03389