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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 Pathein

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • 10th Standard Day School:
    1
  • 10th Standard Day School - Students:
    50
  • Community Teachers Training Centers:
    Address: St. Peter's Cathedral, Tagaung Paya Road, Pathein 10011, Ayeyarwaddy Division, Myanmar
  • In charge: Father Firmin Soe Htun Kyaw:
    Address: St. Peter's Cathedral, Tagaung Paya Road, Pathein 10011, Ayeyarwaddy Division, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 042-22552, 25727, 25389
  • Nurseries:
    18
  • Nursery School - Students:
    927
  • Primary Education:
    33
  • Primary Education - Students:
    2845

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Boarding Schools:
    15
  • Clinic:
    1
  • Orphanages:
    5
  • Youth Center:
    In charge: Father Wilfred Myint Soe
    Address: Kyaung Su Village, Danbi P.O, Hinthada Township, Ayeyarwady Division, Myanmar

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Agriculture commission
  • Catechists commission
  • Clergy
  • Counselors
  • Culture and language commission
  • Ecumenism and Inter-religious dialogue
  • Education commission
  • Evangelization commission
  • Family commission
  • Finance Committee
  • Heath commission
  • Karuna Pathein social services
  • Laity commission
  • Legion of Mary commission
  • Liturgy commission
  • Pastoral Council
  • Social commission
  • St Vincent de Paul
  • Vocation and formation
  • Youth commission

Social Communications

  • In charge: Father Stephen U Cho:
    Address: St Peter's Cathedral, Tagaung Paya Road, Pathein 10011, Ayeyarwaddy Division Myanmar

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