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Archdiocese of Seoul

Cardinal Nicholas Jin-suk Cheong
Cardinal  Nicholas Jin-suk  Cheong
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Cardinal Nicholas Jin-suk Cheong
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Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk was born on Dec. 7, 1931 in Seoul. He was ordained a priest on March 18, 1961, and appointed Bishop of Cheongju on June 25, 1970. The episcopal ordination was on Oct. 3, 1970. Pope John Paul II appointed him Archbishop of Seoul on May 30, 1998. His installation was on June 29, 1998. He was also appointed Apostolic Administrator of Pyongyang Diocese on June 6, 1998. Pope Benedict XVI elevated him to the rank of cardinal on March 24, 2006. He retired on May 10, 2012.
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