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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

  • Kindergartens:
    18
  • Kindergartens-Students:
    1,583
  • Post-secondary Schools:
    1
  • Post-secondary Schools--Students:
    1,980
  • Secondary Schools:
    2
  • Secondary Schools--Students:
    636

Catholic Social Welfare

  • 1 Clinic with 2 doctors and 4 nurses
  • 1 Welfare institutions for women:
    1 shelter
  • 3 Welfare institutions for the disabled:
    1 protective facility, 1 institution of vocational training and 1 social service center
  • 3 Welfare institutions for the homeless:
    3 facilities for free meal service
  • 4 General Welfare Institutions: 2 multi social service centers and 2 others
  • 4 Welfare institutions for adolescent::
    1 protective facility and 3 shelters
  • 8 Welfare institutions for lepers:
    1 hospital, 1 nursing home and 6 leper villag
  • All:
    31

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • The Committee for Development of Shrines
  • The Committee for Family Pastoral Ministry
  • The Committee for Justice and Peace
  • The Committee for Promoting Christian Unity and Interreligious Dialogue
  • The Committee for Social Correction Apostolate

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Nuns' Association
  • Catholic Professors' Association
  • Catholic Taxi-Drivers' Association
  • Charismatic Renewal
  • Choice
  • Cursillo Movement
  • Happy Family Movement
  • Hong Yu Han Retreat House
  • Korean Catholic Farmers' Movement
  • Lay Apostolate Council
  • Legion of Mary
  • Marriage Encounter
  • Saving Our Farmland Movement
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul
  • Youth Association

Social Communications

  • A Bookstore run by the Daughters of St. Paul

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