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Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man Cho
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Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man Cho
Diocesan Office,
P.O. Box 11, Wonju
220-600, Kangwon-do,
Korea

Phone: (033)765-4221
Fax :765-4223
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

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

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).

On March 31, 2016, the Holy Father appointed him as the new bishop of Wonju.

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