Archdiocese of Seoul

Bishop Cho

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Auxiliary Bishop Basil Kyu-man Cho

2-ga 1, Myeong-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-809, Korea

(82-2) 2654-2247

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Auxiliary Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man was born on June 8, 1955 in Busan. He was ordained a priest on Aug. 26, 1982, and was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul on Jan. 3, 2006. His Episcopal ordination was on Jan. 25, 2006.

Auxiliary Bishop Basil Cho is Episcopal Vicar for West Seoul and the Youth Apostolate of the archdiocese. He is president of the Committee for the Doctrine of the Faith and is a member of the Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious and the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea (CBCK).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Cardinal Nicholas Jin-suk Cheong (1998-2012)
  • Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk (1998-2012)
  • Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, LL.D., D.D (1968-1998)
  • Bishop Victorinus Youn Kong-hi (apostolic administrator), S.T.D., D.D (1967-1968)
  • Archbishop Paul Ro Ki-nam, D.D (1942-1967)
  • Bishop Adrien Larribeau, M.E.P., D.D (1933-1942)
  • Archbishop August Mutel, M.E.P., D.D (1890-933)
  • Bishop Jean M. Blanc, M.E.P., D.D (1884-1890)
  • Bishop Felix Ridel, M.E.P., D.D (1869-1884)
  • Bishop Antoine Dabeluy, M.E.P., D.D (1866-1869)
  • Bishop Simeon Berneux, M.E.P., D.D (1854-1866)
  • Bishop Jean Joseph Ferreol, M.E.P., D.D (1843-1854)
  • Bishop Laurent M. Imbert, M.E.P., D.D (1836-1843)
  • Bishop Barthelemy Bruguiere, M.E.P., D.D (1831-1836)

Bank of Korea releases designs for commemorative Papal visit coins

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