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

  • Bible:
    George Edapaddy
  • Charismatic:
    Father Abraham Thonakara
  • Deputy Manager of the Schools :
    Father Y. Kruparao
  • Ecumenism & Prison Ministry:
    Father A. Premanadaham
  • Evangelization:
    Father B. Jesudas
  • Lay Apostolate:
    Father P. Pushpanadham
  • Liturgy:
    Father P. Jaipal
  • Pious association:
    Father K. Pushpaprasad
  • SC and ST Commission:
    Father B.Sanjeevi
  • Signis & Vocation:
    Father P. Bala Joseph
  • Social Justice:
    Father Allam Vijay
  • Youth:
    Father P. Lourdu

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Legion of Mary
  • Altar boys Association
  • Holy Childhood
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society

Social Communications

  • Communication Centre:
    Father Premanand
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