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

  • Community health service centers:
  • Homes for the elderly:
  • Hospitals:

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Commission for Basic Ecclesial Communities:
    Shito Mulyatidani
  • Commission for Catechetics:
    Andi Kris Hatmadi
  • Commission for Education:
    Father Marcel Gabriel
  • Commission for Family:
    Walter Djalang
  • Commission for Interreligious Relations:
    Father Albertus Iwan Murjoko
  • Commission for Justice and Peace:
    Father Bernardus Somi Balun
  • Commission for Pastoral Migrants and Itinerants:
    Sister Ferdinanda, FSE
  • Commission for Social Communication:
    Father Fransiskus Xaverius Hendrawinata
  • Commission for Socio-Economic Development:
    Father Pieters Patrisius Padiservus
  • Commission for Youth:
    Father Yustinianus Ta'Laleng

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Association of Indonesian Diocesan Priests (UNIO)
  • Budi Mulia Foundation Pangkalpinang Branch
  • Caritas Educational Foundation
  • Catholic Charismatic Renewal
  • Catholic Education Council (MPK)
  • Catholic Women of the Republic of Indonesia (WKRI)
  • Couples for Christ
  • Familia Foundation
  • Family Pastoral Care
  • Interreligious Cooperation Forum (FOKAR)
  • Legion of Mary
  • Marriage Encounter (ME)
  • Religious Women and Men Union of Batam (IRBA)

Social Communications

  • Berkat Magazine:
    Address: Jl. Batu Kadera (Stasiun XXI) No. 545A, Pangkalpinang 33147, Indonesia
    Phone: (62) 717-7000570
    Fax: (62) 717-424014
  • Palupi Duta Nada Radio:
    Address: Jl. Melintas No. 40, Pangkalpinang 33137, Indonesia
    Phone: (62) 717-421660, 436520, 423778
    Fax: (62) 717-436521
  • Sanggar Prabu Swara (recording studio):
    Address: Jl. Jelutung No. 35, Pangkalpinang 33136, Indonesia
    Phone: (62) 717-437721
    Email: : [email protected]
  • Unit of Virtual Informatics and Multimedia:
    Address: Jl. Batu Kadera (Stasiun XXI) No. 545A, Pangkalpinang 33147, Indonesia
    Phone: (62) 717-424014
    Fax: (62) 717-424014
    Email: : [email protected]

Catholic Educational Institutions

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Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations-Others

  • Committee of Lenten Development Action
  • The Pontifical Mission Aid Societies of Indonesia Pangkalpinang Diocese (KKI)

Retreat Houses and Activity Centers for Youth

  • Maria Goretti Dormitory of Tanjungpinang (for girls)
  • Puri Sadhana "Beato Damian"
  • St. Carolus Dormitory of Ujung Beting Lingga
  • St. Francis Xavier Dormitory of Tanjung Balai
  • St. Ignatius Dormitory of Rempang
  • SVD's Bible Center
  • Tarcisius Dormitory of Tanjungpinang (for boys)
  • Theresia Dormitory of Pangkalpinang

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