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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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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Health centers and dispensaries:
    9
  • Socio-economic centers:
    1 (Grihni Training School)

Social Communications

  • Diocesan Newsletter:
    Diocese of Buxar

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Secondary Schools:
    6
  • Secondary Schools-Students:
    71
  • Middle Schools:
    11
  • Middle Schools-Students:
    1,838
  • Pre-Primary Schools:
    16
  • Pre-Primary Schools:
    10
  • Pre-Primary Schools-Students:
    965
  • Primary Schools-Students:
    2,882

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Christian Life:
    Chairperson: Father Charles Isaac Sah
    Address: Catholic Church,
    Masiha Bhawan, Shahpur, Patti P.O.
    Bhojpur District Bihar - 802 165
    India
    Mobile: 09934637566
  • Education:
    Chairperson: Father Jose Madathezhath
    Address: Bishop's House
    Nayee Bazar, Buxar P.O. & Dist. Bihar - 802 101- India
    Mobile: 09431071971
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Laity
  • Social :
    Chairperson: Sr. Poonam C.J
    Address: Chirag Nivas, Kamarpur Village & P.O.
    Buxar District. Bihar - 802 101- India
  • Vocations
  • Women

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Krus Vir (Catholic youth group)
  • Mahila Sangh (women

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