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

  • Balwadies (pre-school education):
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  • Non-formal Literacy Centres:
  • Primary Schools :
  • Schools for the Mentally Handicapped:
  • Schools for the Working Children (Child Labour):
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Catholic Social Welfare

  • Boarding for the Physically Handicapped:
  • Dispensaries:
  • HIV / AIDS - Care Centre:
  • Hospitals:
  • Hostel for Boys:
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Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Catechism & Missionary Organization:
    Father Paul Vadakeoram
  • Diocesan Priests' Welfare Association :
    President: Father Abraham Modoor
  • Ecumenism :
    Father Antony Pulickamandapam
  • Education :
    Director (Secretary): Father Sebastian Mullamangalam Health
    Director: Father Antony Pulickamandapam
  • Family and Laity:
    Father Jose Kondoor
  • HIV / AIDS Care and Control :
    Director: Father Thomas Maruthumkuzhiyil
  • Inter Religious Dialogue, Language and Culture :
    Father Abraham Ayckara
  • Mentally Challenged & Physically Handicapped:
    Father Thomas Chenganariparampil
  • Prayer and Renewal Programmes :
    Father Abraham Pandampadathil
  • Priests, Religious and Seminarians :
    Father Sebastian Pullatt
  • Prison Ministry :
    Father Joseph Thekkekarott
  • Public Relation (PRO), Communication and Media Apostolate:
    Father Joby Maprakavil
  • Sacred Liturgy :
    Father Sebastian Thekkeattam
  • Social Apostolate:
    Director: Father Thomas Konnackal
  • Women and Children :
    Director: Sr. Ancit CMC
  • Word Apostolate :
    Director: Father Joseph Vazhuthanappally
  • Youth Apostolate:
    Director: Father George Vadakel

Social Communications

  • Public Relation (PRO), Communication and Media Apostolate :
    Director: Father Joby Maprakavil
    Address: Navdarshan Sanchar Kendra
    Catholic Church Compound
    P.B.No. 234, Ujjain - 456 010, M.P., India
    Phone: +91-734-2521841
    Mobile: 9425091904
    Email: [email protected]
    Father Thomas Cherucheruppil
    Father Thomas Manichirickal
    Sr. Ancy Mukala SABS
    Mr. K M Joseph
    Mr. Arun Kannan

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