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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

  • Boarding houses for boys and girls:
    8

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Clinics:
    3
  • Dispensaries:
    2
  • Elderly homes:
    1
  • Home for the disabled:
    1
  • Karuna Pyay Social Services:
    Address: St. Francis Xavier Diocesan Center, Pyay Road, Pyay, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 53 -24480
    Email: [email protected]
  • Leper Colony:
    Address: St. Theresa Lepers Colony and Orphanage, Mindon Road, Thayet, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 68-21099
  • Orphanage:
    3

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Catechists:
    Father Paul Htun Khine
  • Clergy:
    Msgr. Thomas Htun Myint
  • Ecumenism:
    Father Vincent Win Myint
  • Evangelization:
    Father Paul Htun Khine
  • Family:
    Father Michael Kyi Lwin
  • Health:
    Father Paul Htun Khine
  • Karuna Pyay Social Services:
    Father David Ba Thein
  • Laity:
    Father Jacob Mya
  • Liturgy:
    Father Paul Than
  • P.M.S.:
    Father Nereus Tun Min (The Pontifical Mission Societies)
  • Social Communications:
    Father Augustine Nyan Tun
  • Youth:
    Father Daniel Htay Yee

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