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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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Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Post-secondary Schools:
    2
  • Pre-Primary Schools:
    17
  • Secondary Schools:
    2

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Homes for the elderly:
    2
  • Orphanages:
    3
  • Social Welfare Facilities:
    8

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bishop's Residence & Chancery Office :
    Bishop's Residence: 6-4-12, Tokiwa, Urawa-ku, SAITAMA, 336-0001, Japan
    Phone: +81-48 831-3150
    Fax: +81-48 824-3532
    Email: [email protected]

Social Communications

  • Publication:
    Kyoukuho, published in Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog and English
  • Website:
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