Roman Catholic Diocese of Uijeongbu

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Diocese of Uijeongbu
Dioecesis Uiiongbuensis
의정부시
Location
Country South Korea
Territory Gyeonggi
Ecclesiastical province Seoul
Metropolitan Seoul
Statistics
Area 2,626 km2 (1,014 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
2,644,000
235,504 (8.9%)
Parishes 66
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established 24 June 2004
Cathedral Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Uijeongbu
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon (이기헌 베드로)
Metropolitan Archbishop Andrew Yeom Soo-jung
Emeritus Bishops Joseph Lee Han-taek, S.J.
Map
Diocese of Uijeongbu.svg
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Diocese of Uijeongbu (의정부), 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.

Bishops of Uijungbu[edit]

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