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Ⅰ2. Religious, Seminarians, Lay Missionaries, and Catechists




                Classifi   Religious Institutes     Religious Institutes
                  cation        for Men                 for Women                         Lay
                                                                          Seminarians          4)   Catechists
                          Number 1)          2)   Number 1)          2)               Missionaries
            Dioceses        (46)      Members       (123)     Members
            Seoul                30         467          73        2,142         247                       

            Chunchon             13          44          23          246           25           2           
            Daejeon               7          44          30          598           81                      
            Incheon              17         105          45          614         111                       
            Suwon                15         143          42        1,208         191           21         313
            Wonju                 2           5          20          229           25                      
            Uijeongbu             8          35          38          270           64           1           
            Daegu                 5         110          25        1,069         112                       
            Busan                10          41          34          762           54          70         102
            Cheongju              5          62          21          417           46                    171
            Masan                 6          53          29          290           38                      
            Andong                2          13          25          182           14           5           
            Gwangju              14         103          37          556           70         20          380

            Jeonju                1           3          28          339           35           2           
            Cheju                 6          15          18          110           12           6           
            Military Ord.         3           3           8           27                     61           45
            Pyongyang                                                          29                      
            Religious Inst.                                                  267                       
            Overseas 3)          33         318          75        1,111         (80)                      
               Total                       1,564                   10,170       1,421        188        1,011

           1) The numbers of the religious institutes in parentheses represent the total number of institutes of consecrated life and societies of apostolic
             life.
           2) The members of the religious institutes for men and women represent the total number of those who made temporary or perpetual vows
              in their respective institutes.
           3)  The  figure  of  overseas  represents  the  number  of  the  members  of  religious  institutes  and  lay  missionaries  who  were  sent  abroad  for  the
              missionary works to foreign nations and overseas koreans. The number of seminarians who study abroad is put in parentheses because it
              is included in the total number.
           4) Lay missionaries represent laity who work as full time missionaries.


















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