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Diocese of Daejeon

Bishop Lazzaro Heung-sik You
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Bishop Lazzaro Heung-sik You
15-1, Yongjeon-dong,
Dong-gu, Daejeon, 300-824,

Phone: 82-42-630-7773
Fax :82-42-630-7773
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Lazzaro You Heung-sik was born on Nov. 17, 1951 in Nonsan, Chungcheongnam-do province. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 8, 1979 and appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of Daejeon on June 24, 2003. His Episcopal ordination was on Aug. 19, 2003 and he succeeded Bishop of Daejeon on Apr. 1, 2005.

Bishop Lazzaro You is president of the Committee for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Foreign Residents Living in Korea and subcommittee for the Pastoral Care for Pilgrimages and Shrine of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea(CBCK). Also he is member of Episcopal Commission for Clergy and Religious, Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs and Special Episcopal Commission to Promote Beatification and Canonization of the CBCK.

He is member of the Pontifical Council Cor Unum since Apr. 24, 2007.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Kyeong Kap-ryong, D.D. (1984)
  • Bishop Peter Hwang Min-syeng, D.D. (1965)
  • Bishop Adrien Larribeau, M.E.P., D.D. (1948)
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