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Diocese of Incheon {Inch’on}

Dioecesis Inchonensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 10 March 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Seoul
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Korea, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 1,282 (495 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.cainchon.or.kr/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, Jung-gu, Dapdong 3, Inch'on 400-090, Korea
  • Telephone: (032)765-6961
  • Fax: 765-6987

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Inch’on
6 June 1961ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Inch’on (erected)
Diocese of Incheon {Inch’on}
10 March 1962ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Inch’on Diocese of Incheon {Inch’on}

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Incheon {Inch’on}
197054,983951,6625.8%1019291,895289517ap1971
198079,2901,491,4845.3%2822501,5853916733ap1981
1990202,5622,709,1307.5%5233852,3836232956ap1991
1999327,8663,553,6139.2%100411412,3256546472ap2000
2000340,0083,609,2829.4%110471572,1657847977ap2001
2001353,2193,674,0099.6%120451652,1408550980ap2002
2002363,6813,657,5119.9%128391672,1777552581ap2003
2003372,2133,686,92510.1%134431772,1029250485ap2004
2004375,3133,753,74810.0%138431812,0738752390ap2005
2006397,2564,240,0009.4%168322001,986152520102ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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