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Diocese of Wonju

Dioecesis Voniuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • James Kim Ji-seok, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 March 1965
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Seoul
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Korea, Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 8,036 (3,103 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.wjcatholic.or.kr/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Office, P.O. Box 11, Wonju 220-600, Kangwon-do, Korea
  • Telephone: (033)765-4221
  • Fax: 766-1932

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 March 1965ErectedDiocese of Wonju (erected)
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
197030,7451,021,5233.0%112132960214221ap1971
198036,0181,182,0203.0%2012321,125124025ap1981
199042,0791,234,0003.4%36361,16879828ap1991
199953,162847,5166.3%616187117734ap2000
200055,822844,2846.6%53531,05317934ap2001
200157,572832,5356.9%606095935ap2002
200259,684863,2096.9%626296218436ap2003
200360,985880,4736.9%60601,01628436ap2004
200462,447901,2336.9%696990522238ap2005
201068,892820,7248.4%797987231644ap2011

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


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