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In Memories of Two Cardinals in Asia

Cardinal Cheong
Cardinal Sim

The Church in Asia lost two cardinals in less than two months this year.

Cardinal Cornelius Sim, a new cardinal in Asia and the first of Brunei, died on May 29. He was 69.

Cardinal Nicholas Cheong Jin-suk, 89, former archbishop of Seoul and president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea, passed away on April 27.

More about the lives of Cardinal Sim and Cardinal Cheong
and the Churches in Brunei and South Korea, of which their missions were dedicated to.

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Diocese of Belthangady

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Kindergarten:
    13
  • Kindergarten - Students:
    1032
  • Primary School:
    9
  • Primary School - Students:
    2693
  • Schools in Belthangady diocese:
    9
  • Schools run by Lay People:
    2
  • Schools run by Men Religious:
    6
  • Schools run by Women Religious:
    1
  • Secondary School:
    6
  • Secondary School - Students:
    791

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensaries:
    4
  • Homes for the elderly, disabled:
    2
  • Hospitals:
    3
  • Hostels:
    11
  • Orphanages and child welfare centers:
    2

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Cherupushpa Mission League (CML)
  • Commission for Catechesis, Bible Apostolate, Liturgy
  • Commission for Family Apostolate
  • Commission for Laity, Ecumenism, Inter-religious Dialogue
  • Commission for Social Communications
  • Dakshina Kannada Rural Development Society (Regd) - Service Society
  • Diocesan Offices:
    Bishop's House: Diocesan Curia
  • Diocesan Offices:
    Jnananilaya: Pastoral Care and Social Service
  • Indian Catholic Youth Movement
  • Jesus Youth
  • Karnataka Catholic Educational and Charitable Society (Regd) - Catholic Education Society
  • Mathruvedi (Catholic Mothers Association)
  • Pastoral Council
  • Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood
  • Presbyteral Council
  • Society of St Vincent de Paul

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • St Alphonsa Association Kankanady

Social Communications

  • Internet broadcasting:
    www.sahruday.com
  • Udayadeepa Monthly Bulletin

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