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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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Catholic Educational Institutions

  • High Schools (9th & 10th standards) :
    20
  • High Schools (9th & 10th standards)--Students :
    8,547
  • Junior Colleges (11th & 12th standards) :
    4
  • Junior Colleges (11th & 12th standards)--Students :
    853
  • Nurseries:
    47
  • Nurseries--Students:
    3,281
  • Primary Schools (1-5th standards) :
    158
  • Primary Schools (1-5th standards)--Students:
    22,961
  • Upper-Primary Schools (6th -8th standards) :
    43
  • Upper-Primary Schools (6th -8th standards)--Students :
    6,751

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Catholic Information Center
  • Catholic social welfare centers:
    2
  • Dispensaries:
    35
  • Generalates of Religious Women
  • Good News Center
  • Grihini (center for school drop-out girls):
    1
  • Homes for the elderly:
    1
  • Hospitals:
    1
  • Hostels for college girls:
    3
  • Laity Formation Center (Pastoral Center):
    1
  • Leprosaria:
    1
  • Provincialates of Religious Women
  • School boys' hostels:
    21
  • School girls' hostels:
    21
  • Technical schools:
    12
  • Youth centers:
    1

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible
  • Catechetics and Liturgy
  • Commission for Tribal, Dalit and Other Backward Communities (scheduled tribes, scheduled castes and other backward classes)
  • Education
  • Health
  • Laity and Family
  • Proclamation, Ecumenism and Dialogue
  • Social Welfare Service
  • Women's Welfare

Social Communications

  • Social communications commission:
    No
  • TV station, radio station, studio, website, newspaper, newsletter magazine or cultural center:
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