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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 Educational Institutions

  • Elementary Schools :
    135
  • Elementary Schools-Students :
    17,418
  • Junior High Schools:
    7
  • Junior High Schools-Students :
    1,624
  • Kindergarten :
    16
  • Kindergarten-Students :
    1,097
  • Major Education Centers:
    Foundation of Catholic Education and School of Merauke (YPPKM)
    Address: Jl. Misi II, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321511
    Head: Father Hendrikus Kariwop, MSC

    Papoea Jaug Naar School Scholarship Board
    Address: c/o Rumah Bina St. Fransiskus Xaverius, Jl. Angkasa Gang Biara, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia
  • Senior High Schools:
    4
  • Senior High Schools-Students :
    1,553
  • University :
    2
  • University-Students :
    351

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Major Catholic Social Welfare Centers:
    Hospital: 1
    Our Lady of Hope Hospital
    Address: Jl. Angkasa Gang Biara, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 325906

    Policlinics: 6
    St. Raphael Policlinic
    Address: Jl. Samkai, Buti, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

    Sacred Heart of Our Lady Policlinic
    Address: Jl. Raya Mandala No. 26, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321577 / 322352

    St. Gabriel Policlinic
    Address: Gudang Arang, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

    St. Jacob Policlinic
    Address: Kabupaten Boven Digoel, Distrik Mindip Tanah, Papua, Indonesia

    St. Lucia Policlinic
    Address: Distrik Semangga, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

    St. Anna Policlinic
    Address: Distrik Kurik, Merauke, Papua, Indonesia

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Diocesan Offices:
    Secretariat of Justice and Peace
    Address: Jl. Kimaam No. 2, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 326614
    Email: [email protected]

    Pastoral Center
    Address: Jl. Raya Mandala No. 27, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
  • Major Catholic Diocesan Organizations:
    Commission for Education
    Head: Father Apolinaris Miller Senduk, MSC

    Commission for Liturgy
    Head: Father Bernardus Boli Ujan, SVD

    Commission for the Bible
    Head: Father Albertus Sunarwanto, MSC

    Commission for Catechetics
    Head: Mrs. Ancelina Tepu

    Commission for Health
    Head: Father Pius Banda

    Commission for Laity
    Head: Mr. Nicolaus Freddy Talubun

    Commission for Socio-Economic Development
    Head: Father Antonius Fanumbi, MSC

    Commission for Youth
    Head: Mrs. Kanisia Lea Mekiuw

    Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Dialogue
    Head: Mr. Yohanes Budiman

    Commission for Family
    Head: Mr. Thomas Adi Susanto

    Commission for Social Communications
    Head: Father Gerardus Ohoduan, MSC

    Commission for Pontifical Mission Aid Societies (KKI)
    Head: Sister Maria Rosina Angwarmase, PBHK

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Other Major Church Organizations:
    Legion of Mary
    Address: Keuskupan Agung Merauke, Jl. Raya Mandala No. 30, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321611
    Head: Mrs Leonora Fatruan

    Catholic Women of the Republic of Indonesia (WKRI)
    Address: Keuskupan Agung Merauke, Jl. Raya Mandala No. 30, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321611
    Head: Mrs Agustina Basikbasik

    Association of Lay Women of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
    Address: Keuskupan Agung Merauke, Jl. Raya Mandala No. 30, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321611
    Head: Mrs Maria Istanto

    Catholic Charismatic Renewal Movement (PDKK)
    Address: Keuskupan Agung Merauke, Jl. Raya Mandala No. 30, Merauke 99602, Papua, Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321611
    Email: [email protected]
    Head: Mr Yohanes Budiman

Social Communications

  • Vivitas Bulletin:
    Address: Keuskupan Agung Merauke, Jl. Raya Mandala No. 30, Merauke 99602, Papua,
    Indonesia
    Phone: +62971 - 321611

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