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Archdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}

Archidioecesis Taeguensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Thaddeus Cho Hwan-Kil, Archbishop
  • Paul Ri Moun-hi, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 10 March 1962
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Korea, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 9,128 (3,525 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.tgcatholic.or.kr/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, Jung-gu Namsan 3-dong 225-1, Taegu 700-804, Korea
  • Telephone: (053)250-3000
  • Fax: 250-3018

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku
8 April 1911ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Taiku (erected)
Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku
12 July 1950Name ChangedVicariate Apostolic of Taiku Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku
Archdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}
10 March 1962ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Taiku Archdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}
29 May 1969Territory LostArchdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}
Diocese of Wonju
Diocese of Andong (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku
194930,2436,290,000.5%37378173534ap1951
Vicariate Apostolic of Taiku
Archdiocese of Daegu {Taegu}
197077,8913,148,9542.5%98281266187541045ap1971
1980126,5533,443,1733.7%88311191,0638257362ap1981
1990245,0244,142,4895.9%120321521,6129870284ap1991
1999342,2634,397,7917.8%213362491,374115958114ap2000
2000359,9644,439,0038.1%222352571,400110958114ap2001
2001371,5324,467,0578.3%239352741,355134943117ap2002
2002382,3614,474,3498.5%249342831,35195954118ap2003
2003391,6074,470,0618.8%277343111,259114955132ap2004
2004402,9584,466,8109.0%282333151,27998950140ap2005
2006419,2994,466,1669.4%315383531,1871071,035146ap2007

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


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