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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

  • Dispensaries:
    15
  • Dispensaries:
    5
  • Elderly homes:
    9
  • Orphanages:
    10
  • Physically disabled and mentally handicapped:
    8
  • Social service center Chetnalaya:
    1
  • Street Children Homes:
    12
  • Working women hostels:
    20

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Catholic Enquiry Centre:
    In-Charge: Father Paul Roy
  • Commission for Catechetics:
    In-Charge: Father Paul Roy
  • Communication & Information Bureau:
    In-Charge: Father Dominic Emmanuel
  • Delhi Charismatic Movement:
    In-Charge: Anand Mathew
  • Ecumenism & Dialogue Commission:
    In-Charge: Father Dominic Emmanuel
  • Education Commission:
    In-Charge: Father Tom Kunnunkal
  • Evangelization Commission:
    In-Charge: Mathew Anthony
  • Family Commission:
    In-Charge: Father Arnold David
  • Health Commission:
    In-Charge: Father George P.A.
  • Inter-Ritual Affairs Commission:
    In-Charge: Mr. C.J. Jose
  • Jesus Youth:
    In-Charge: Ashish Jacob
  • Marriage Enrichment Programme:
    In-Charge: Father Thomas Paul
  • Media Commission:
    In-Charge: Father John Paul
  • Nurses Guild:
    In-Charge: Father Biju Xavier
  • Pastoral Clergy Commission:
    In-Charge: Father Joseph Thomas
  • Pontifical Mission Societies:
    In-Charge: Father George Abraham
  • Pro-Life Commission:
    In-Charge: Father George PA
  • Small Christian Communities:
    In-Charge: Father Wilfred D' Souza
  • Teachers Guild:
    In-Charge: NA
  • Womens Commission:
    In-Charge: Mrs. Tessy Antony
  • Youth Commission (Yuvodaya):
    In-Charge: Father Lancy Paul

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Schools in Delhi archdiocese:
    72
  • Schools in Delhi archdiocese-72:
    About 85,000 students study

Social Communications

  • The archdiocese has a Media Commission. Father John Paul, SVD is in charge
  • There is also a Communication & Information bureau. Father Dominic Emmanuel, SVD is in charge

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