Diocese of Andong

Bishop Kwon

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Bishop John Chrisostom Hyeok-ju Kwon

136, Anmak-dong, Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, 760-340, South Korea

(82) 54-858-3111-3

Fax :(82) 54-858-3116


Bishop John Chrisostom Kwon Hyeok-ju was born on Sept. 5, 1957 in Uiseong-gun (county), Gyeongsangbuk-do (province). He was ordained a priest on Jan. 26, 1983 and appointed Bishop of Andong on Oct. 16, 2001. His episcopal ordination and installation as Bishop of Andong was on Dec. 4, 2001. Bishop Kwon is president of the Biblical Committee of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea (CBCK) and a member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine of the CBCK.

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Motto and Logo for Papal trip presented

Motto and Logo for Papal trip presented The group, led by Fathers Chung Ui-chul and Hur Young-Yup, is in Rome this week to finalize the details of the papal trip scheduled from August 14 to 18.