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Military Ordinariate of Korea

Bishop Francis Xavier Soo-il Yu
Bishop Yu
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Bishop Francis Xavier Soo-il Yu
P.O.Box 31,
Yongsan, Seoul,
140-600, Korea

Phone: (82) 2-749-1921
Fax :(82) 2-790-5768
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il was born on March 23, 1945 in Nonsan, Chungchungnam-do province. He entered the Order of Friars Minor in 1973. He was ordained a priest on Feb. 25, 1980 and appointed Bishop of Military Ordinariate in Korea on July 16, 2010. His Episcopal ordination was on Sept. 15, 2010. Bishop Francis Xavier Yu is member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission and Pastoral Care of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea (CBCK) and moderator in charge of Health Pastoral Care of the CBCK.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Peter Lee Ki-heon, D.D. (1999 - 2010)
  • Bishop Augustine Cheong Myong-jo, D.D. (1989 - 1998)
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