ASIA/KOREA - Appointment of the Rector of the interdiocesan Seminary of Gwangju

Friday, 28 February 2020

Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 8 August 2019, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, appointed Rev. Petrus Kim Hyok-Tae, of the clergy of the diocese of Cheongju as Rector of the interdiocesan Seminary in the archdiocese of Gwangju, Korea,.
The new Rector was born on February 2, 1966 and was ordained a priest on January 2, 1996. He studied theology at Gwangju Catholic University (GCU), at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Friborg, obtaining a degree and doctorate in dogmatic theology. Among the positions held: he was deputy parish priest and parish priest; assistant professor, associate professor and full professor at the GCU. He is the author of several articles. (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 28/2/2020)