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

82-51-629-8766

Fax :82-51-629-8763

secretary@catholicpusan.or.kr

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)

New office-bearers for Korean Bishops Conference

New office-bearers for Korean Bishops Conference The new office bearers were elected during the Autumn General Assembly of the CBCK held at the Emmaus Center of the CBCK in Jeju from October 27 to 31.