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.

Previous Ordinaries:

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.