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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:
    18
  • Homes for the aged:
    2
  • Homes for the disabled:
    2
  • Hospitals:
    2
  • Leprosy centres:
    1
  • Socio-economic centers:
    12
  • Youth centre:
    1

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Laity:
    In-Charge: Father Hilarius Lamare (V.G.)
  • Bible:
    In-Charge: Father Thomas Manjaly & Father Ioannis K
  • Diocesan Publications:
    In-Charge: Father Gerald R. Khongjee (Ka Ïing Khristan)
    Father Jacob Aluckal (News and Views)
  • Education :
    In-Charge: Father Marius Thongni SDB
  • Faith Formation:
    In-Charge: Father Leo Iawbor
  • Family:
    In-Charge: Father Pius Shadap
  • Land and Property:
    In-Charge: Father John Madur
  • Liturgy :
    In-Charge: Father Francis Kharwanlang
  • Social Service:
    In-Charge: Father Gerald Khongjee
  • Vocation :
    In-Charge: Father Pascal Lyngdoh
  • Youth :
    In-Charge: Father Sylvanus Nongkynrih

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Small Christian Communities

Social Communications

  • Father Piuz Shadap is in charge of the Communication Commission:
    Address: c/o Archbishop's House
    Shillong - 793003,
    Meghalaya
    India

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Degree Colleges:
    4
  • Technical Schools:
    1
  • Higher Secondary & Secondary schools:
    46

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