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Diocese of Busan

Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok
Bishop  Son Sam-seok
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Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok
70-4, Namcheon 1-dong,
Suyeong-gu, Busan, 613-816,

Phone: 82-51-629-8782
Fax :82-51-625-1762
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Joseph Son Sam-seok was born on Nov. 3, 1955 in Busan. He was ordained a priest on Feb. 6, 1982 and appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Busan on Jun. 4, 2010. His Episcopal ordination was on Jul. 9, 2010. Bishop Joseph Son is vicar general of the diocese. He is a member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission and Pastoral Care of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea (CBCK) and president of the Committee for Culture of the CBCK.

On 10 Apr 2019, Bishop Joseph Son Appointed as Bishop of Busan.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Paul Cheol-soo Hwang (21 Nov 2007 Appointed - 18 Aug 2018 Resigned)
  • Bishop Augustine Cheong Myong-jo, D.D. (1999 - 2007)
  • Bishop Gabriel Lee Gap-sou, Ph.D., D.D. (1975 - 1999)
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