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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Archdiocese of Mandalay

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Centers, hostels for youth:
  • Clinics and dispensaries:
  • Orphanages:

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Animation and Peace:
    Father Nicholas Pyone Cho
  • Caritas and Capacity Building:
    Father Cyril Myint Soe
  • Catechesis:
    Father Augustine Tin Mg Htun
  • Disaster and Emergency Response:
    Father George Khin Mg Htwe
  • Education:
    Father Cyprian Aung Win
  • Evangelization and Ecumenism:
    Monsignor Canute U Lun Aung
  • Family:
    Father Peter Hla Shwe
  • Health:
    Father John Mg Nee, Priests' Center, Mandalay
  • Inter-religious and Inculturation:
    Father Marco Tin Win
  • Laity:
    Father John Mg San
  • Livelihood and Agriculture:
    Father Philip Ba Shwe
  • Migration and Tourism:
    Father Anthony Mg Mg Khin
  • Social Communication:
    Father Peter Sein Hlaing Oo
  • Social Economics and Saving:
    Father John Aye Kyaw
  • Vocation and Formation:
    Father Philip Tin Htun
  • Worship and Liturgy:
    Father Raphael Kyaw San
  • Youth:
    Father Louis Soe Lwin

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Caritas
  • Catholic Literature Association
  • Ex-seminarians' Association
  • Fundraising Foundation
  • Legion of Mary
  • Religious Commission
  • St. Vincent de Paul

Social Communications

  • Diocesan newsletters and magazines:
    Shepherd's Voice (In Burmese) and Beloved of Christ (In English)
  • Social communications office:
    Director: Father Peter Sein Hlaing Oo
    Address: Signis Office, Priests' Center, 81st and 25th Streets
    Phone: (95) 2-34621
    Email: [email protected]

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • John Education Center (JEC Computer and Foreign Languages Training Centre):
    Address: Corner of 81st and 25th streets, Mandalay.
    Phone: (95) 2-39653

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