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Bishop John Chrisostom Hyeok-ju Kwon
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Bishop John Chrisostom Hyeok-ju Kwon
136, Anmak-dong,
Andong-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do,
760-340, South Korea

Phone: (82) 54-858-3111-3
Fax :(82) 54-858-3116
Email: [email protected]

Bishop John Chrisostom Kwon Hyeok-ju was born on Sept. 5, 1957, in Uiseong-gun (county), Gyeongsangbuk-do (province). He was ordained priest on Jan. 26, 1983, and appointed bishop of Andong on Oct. 16, 2001. His episcopal ordination and installation 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:

  • Bishop Ignatius Pak Seok-hi, Ph.D., D. D (1990-2000)
  • Bishop Rene Dupont, MEP, D. D (1969-1990)

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