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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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Diocese of Jeonju

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • general welfare institutions:
    1
  • welfare institution for correction:
    1
  • welfare institutions for patients with Hansen:
    4 leper villages
  • welfare institutions for patients with Hansen:
    4
  • welfare institutions for the aged:
    11
  • welfare institutions for the aged:
    4 homes, 3 nursing homes, 2 social service centers and 2 others
  • welfare institutions for the disabled:
    5
  • welfare institutions for the disabled:
    4 protective facilities and 1 social service center
  • welfare institutions for the homeless:
    1 protective facility
  • welfare institutions for the homeless:
    1
  • welfare institutions for women :
    1 protective facility and 1 other
  • welfare institutions for women:
    2
  • clinics:
    5 doctors and 30 nurses
  • clinics:
    2
  • general welfare institutions:
    1 association or welfare employees, 1 multi social service center and 1 other
  • medical welfare institutions:
    2
  • Total:
    38
  • welfare institutions for adolescent:
    2
  • welfare institutions for adolescent :
    2 physical and mind training centers
  • welfare institutions for children:
    4 orphanages and 1 study room
  • welfare institutions for children:
    5

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Caritas Jeonju
  • Committee for Family Pastoral Ministry
  • Committee for Justice and Peace
  • Committee for Liturgy
  • Committee for the Reconciliation of the Korean People
  • Labor Pastoral Commission

Social Communications

  • Catholic Artists
  • Catholic Drivers
  • Catholic University Students
  • Charismatic Renewal
  • Choice
  • Cursillo
  • Focolare
  • Lay Apostolate Council of Jeonju
  • Legion of Mary (Regia)
  • Marriage Encounter
  • Movement for a Better World (M.B.W.)
  • Nurses
  • Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
  • Professors
  • St. Paul Bookstore
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • The Blue Army
  • The Catholic Times (Jeonju branch)
  • University Students

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Secondary Schools:
    4
  • Secondary Schools - Students:
    3564
  • Kindergartens:
    11
  • Kindergartens - Students:
    972

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