Victorinus Youn Kong-hi

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Victorinus Youn Kong-hi (born November 8, 1924) was the third Archbishop, and current Archbishop Emeritus, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kwangju. Born in Nampho, South Pyongan, North Korea, he was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Seoul on March 20, 1950.[1]

On October 7, 1963, he was appointed first Bishop of Suwon. Youn was later promoted to the third Archbishop of Gwangju on October 25, 1973. While Archbishop, he concluded an investigation into claims of Marian miracles at a shrine in Naju.[2] He retired on November 30, 2000.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Most Rev. Victorinus Youn, S.T.D., D.D." Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea. Retrieved 29 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Korean bishop issues caution on alleged Marian revelations". Catholic World News. July 19, 2007. Retrieved 29 December 2010.

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Catholic Church titles
New title Bishop of Suwon
7 October 1963 – 25 October 1973
Succeeded by
Preceded by Archbishop of Gwangju
25 October 1973 – 30 November 2000
Succeeded by