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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:
    7
  • Home for the Handicapped:
    1
  • Homes for the Aged, Destitute:
    2
  • Hospitals:
    3
  • Orphanages:
    25
  • Pastoral Centers:
    3

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible Apostolate:
    Promoter: Father Cleetus Kathiraparambil
  • Catechism:
    Director: Father Tom Jose
  • Charismatic Movement:
    Director: Father Augustine Arackal
  • Family Apostolate:
    Director: Father Mathew Madathil
  • Laity Commission:
    Director: Father Augustine Arackal
  • Liturgy Committee:
    Director: Father Tom Jose
  • Pontifical Mission Organizations:
    Director: Father Msgr. Jose Navez
  • Vijayapuram Social Service Society:
    Director: Father Thomas Tharayil
  • Vocations:
    In-Charge: Father Sebastian Plathottam

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Bishops' Council Laity Commission:
    The Kerala Region Latin
    Director: Father Augustine Aracakal
  • Kerala Catholic Youth Movement:
    Director: Father Michael Valayinchiyil
  • Kerala Latin Catholic Association:
    Ecclesiastical Advisor: Father Augustine Arackal
  • Legion of Mary:
    Director: Father Peter Mathirappally
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society:
    Spiritual Advisor: Msgr. Henry Kochuparambil
  • Vijay Mahila Vedi:
    Director: Father Thomas Tharayil

Social Communications

  • Printing presses:
    3
  • Publication Monthly:
    Vijayapuradhuth (Diocesan Bulletin)

Associations

  • High Schools:
    14

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • IAS Academy:
    1
  • Lower Primary Schools:
    37
  • Nurseries:
    34
  • School of Nursing:
    1
  • Colleges:
    2
  • Colleges- Students:
    243
  • High Schools - Students:
    13,235
  • Higher Secondary Schools:
    4
  • Higher Secondary Schools - Students:
    1,206
  • Technical Training Institutes:
    2
  • Technical Training Institutes - Students:
    25
  • Upper Primary Schools:
    4

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