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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Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Archdiocesan Anti-Alcoholic Movement:
    Director: Father Thomas Mangatt
  • Archdiocesan Archives and Museum:
    Archivist and Curator: Father Ignatius Payyappilly
  • Archdiocesan Education Council:
    Secretary: Father Sebastian Thalian
  • Archdiocesan Liturgical Committee:
    Director: Father Antony Nariculam
  • Catechesis and Moral Education:
    Director: Dr Jose Puthiyedath
    Assistant: Father Jose Puthussery
  • Evangelization and Prayer Groups:
    Director: Father Joseph Thamaravely
  • Family Apostolate and Counselling:
    Director: Father Varghese Pulickal
  • Family Units and Parish Renewal:
    Animator: Father John Painumkal
  • Pilgrims:
    Director: Father Johnsty Thachara
  • Social Welfare Services:
    Director: Father Paul Moonjely
    Assistant: Father Biju Chakiath

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