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Bishop Pius Chang-woo Moon
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Bishop Pius Chang-woo Moon
Diocesan Office,
14 Gwandeok-ro 8-gil,
Jeju-si, Jeju-do 63168, Korea

Phone: (064)751-0145/6/7; 753-7672
Fax :756-5531
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Pius Moon Chang-woo was born on March 15, 1963, in Cheju. He did philosophical and theological studies at the major seminary of Gwangju, receiving a master’s degree in theology (1994-1996).

He was ordained priest on Feb. 10, 1996, for the diocese of Cheju.

Since priestly ordination he has held the following offices: vicar of the Seomoon Parish (1996-1997), vicar of the Chungang Parish (1997-1998); pastor of the Choongmoon Parish (1998-1999); director of the diocesan office for youth and education and of the Diocesan Students’ Association, director of the Office for Catechesis and Migrants (1999-2006); lecturer and spiritual father of the Catholic University of Gwangju (2006-2016); studies for doctorate (2010-2015) and head of the Shinsong Girls’ Middle School (since 2016).

On Nov. 22, 2020, Bishop Pius Moon Chang-woo succeeded as Bishop of Cheju.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Peter U-il Kang (15 Jul 2002 Appointed - 22 Nov 2020 Retired)
  • Bishop Paul Kim Tchang-ryeol, D.D (1983 - 2002)
  • Bishop Michael Park Jeong-il, D.D (1977 - 1982)
  • Bishop Harold Henry, S.S.C., LL.D., D.D (1971 - 1976)

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