Diocese of Busan

Bishop Hwang

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Bishop Paul Cheol-soo Hwang

70-4, Namcheon 1-dong, Suyeong-gu, Busan, Korea, 613-816


Fax :82-51-629-8763


Bishop Paul Hwang Cheol-soo was born on April 15, 1953, in Miryang, Gyeongsangnam-do (province). He was ordained a priest on Feb. 5, 1983 and appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Pusan on Jan. 17, 2006. His Episcopal ordination was on Feb. 24, 2006. He succeeded Bishop of Pusan on Nov. 21, 2007. Bishop Paul Hwang is member of Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea (CBCK) and president of the Committee for Family Pastoral Ministry.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Augustine Cheong Myong-jo, D.D. (1999 - 2007)
  • Bishop Gabriel Lee Gap-sou, Ph.D., D.D. (1975 - 1999)