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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 Educational Institutions

  • Colleges:
    2
  • Engineering College:
    1
  • High Schools:
    20
  • Kindergarten:
    53
  • Lower Primary Schools:
    51
  • Self-financing colleges:
    1
  • Senior Secondary Schools:
    21
  • Teacher's Training College:
    1
  • Technical Schools:
    6
  • Unrecognized schools:
    4
  • Upper Primary Schools:
    26

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Counseling centers:
    2
  • Dispensaries:
    14
  • Homes for the poor and aged:
    17
  • Hospitals:
    12
  • Hostels:
    11
  • Hostels:
    10
  • Orphanages for boys:
    2
  • Orphanages for girls:
    5
  • Social service units:
    5

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Apostleship of Prayer:
    Father Mathew Ezhanikatt
  • Bible Apostolate:
    Promoter Father Jose Arackel
  • Catechetical Centre:
    Director Father Jose Arackal
  • Family Apostolate:
    Director Father Joseph Kochuparampil
  • Labor Apostolate:
    Father Jacob Thalappillil
  • Social service:
    Director Father Thomas Cheruparampil
  • Vocation Guidance:
    Father Sebastian Thuruthipillil

Social Communications

  • Cherusoonam CML Bulletin
  • Deivarajyam Diocesean Monthly
  • Printing presses:
    3
  • Publications, monthlies:
    2

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