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Most Rev. Peter Chung Archbishop of Seoul
6th Chairman of the Catholic Education Foundation

Education

Education Table
1980~1984. Studied at the Seoul National University (Chemical Engineering)
1984~1986. Studied at the Catholic University of Korea, Seoul (Major Seminary)
1992. Finished Biblical Theology course at the Graduate School of the Catholic University of Korea
2000~2004. Studied Sacred Scriptures at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome (Master’s degree)

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae Table
1961. 8. 5. Born in Daegu
1986. 5. Entered the Order of Discalced Carmelites
1992. 1. 25. Took Perpetual vow in the Order of Discalced Carmelites
1992. 7. 16. Ordained to the Priesthood
1993~1996 Served as master of novices, Order of Discalced Carmelites
1996~1999 Served as Director of students in Monastery of Seoul
2005~2008 Served as Provincial Definitor of the Order of Discalced Carmelites of Korea and Vice-master of Incheon monastery
2008~2009 Served as Master of students in Gwangju, and the First Definitor of the Order of Discalced Carmelites of Korea
2009~2013 Served as Definitor General of the Order of Discalced Carmelites in Rome for the Far East and Oceania
2013. 12. 30. Elected to Titular Bishop of Tamazuca, as Auxiliary Bishop of Seoul
2014. 2. 5. Consecrated as Bishop
2014. 2. 18. Episcopal Vicar for the Western Region as well as for the Religious and for the Youth of the Archdiocese of Seoul
2014. 4. 4.~2021. 12. 19. Trustee of the Catholic Education Foundation
2014. 10. 30. ~ present President of the Committee for Youth Ministry of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK)
2014. 10. 30. ~ present Member of the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care of the CBCK
2016. 6. 1. ~ present Chairperson of the Research Foundation for Korean Church History, President of the Commission for the Causes of Saints as well as the Commission for the Exaltation of the Korean martyrs of Archdiocese of Seoul
2020. 1. 1. ~ present Bishop Member of the Office of Theological Concerns of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC)
2021. 10. 28. Appointed as Metropolitan Archbishop of Seoul and the Apostolic Administrator of Pyong-yang
2021. 12. 8. Took possession of the See of Seoul