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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.

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and the Churches in Brunei and South Korea, of which their missions were dedicated to.

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Archdiocese of Taunggyi

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensary:
    2
  • Home for the Invalid and Handicapped:
    1
  • Home for the Invalid and Handicapped:
    Address: Payaphyu, Taunggyi, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 81-22808
  • Leper Colony:
    1
  • Leper Colony:
    Address: Loikem, Southern Shan State, Myanmar
  • Orphanages:
    3 (boys 532 and girls 323)

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Archdiocese Alumni Association and Human resource:
    In-Charge: Mr. Saw Han
  • Bible Commission :
    In-Charge: Father Luka Maung Hla
  • Commission for Catechists and Zetaman:
    In-Charge: Father Richard Anthony Saw Shwe
  • Commission for Clergy:
    In-Charge: Father Ignazio Soe Shwe
  • Commission for Ecumenism:
    In-Charge: Father Peter Than
  • Commission for Education:
    In-Charge: Msgr. Anthony Ludovicus Khu and A. Moe Aung Lwin
  • Commission for Evangelization:
    In-Charge: Father Pio Hkun Shwe Thar
  • Commission for Family-Animation:
    In-Charge: Father Basilio Ban
  • Commission for FPMC (Foster Parents Missionary Club):
    In-Charge: Father Basilio Ban
  • Commission for Inter-religious Affairs:
    In-Charge: Father Pio Ohn Ri
  • Commission for Karuna Taunggyi (Caritas):
    In-Charge: Father James Aung Sein
  • Commission for Laity and Catholic Action (Legion, Daughter of Mary):
    In-Charge: Father Pio Hkun Shwe Thar
  • Commission for Liturgy:
    In-Charge: Father Gilbert Win
  • Commission for Migration and Tourism:
    In-Charge: N.N.
  • Commission for P.M..S:
    In-Charge: Father Ernesto than Maung
  • Commission for Religious:
    In-Charge: Mgsr. Anthony Ludovicus Khu
  • Commission for Social Communication:
    In-Charge: Father Thomas Soe Naing
  • Commission for Youth:
    In-Charge: Father Thomas Soe Naing
  • Healthcare and Hospital:
    In-Charge: Father Natale Yan
  • Holy Childhood and Children:
    In-Charge: Father Tarcisio Kyaw Aye
  • Peace and Justice:
    In-Charge: Father Alfred Tobias
  • Public Relations:
    In-Charge: Mr. George Kyaw Win
  • Shrine and Pilgrimage:
    In-Charge: Father Dominic
  • Women's Affairs:
    In-Charge: Mother Superior of St. Anne's Convent

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Youth Association Director: Father Thomas Soe Naing:
    Address: St. Joseph Cathedral, Bayint Naung Road, Taunggui 06011, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 81-23716
  • Karuna Taunggyi Social Service Director: Father James Aung Sein:
    Address: Archbishop House, Bayint Naung Road, Lanmadaw Qtr, Taunggyi 06011, Myanmar

Social Communications

  • Director: Father Thomas Soe Naing:
    Address: St. Joseph Cathedral, Bayint Naung Road, Taunggyi 06011, Myanmar
    Phone: +95 81-23716

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Alumni Association:
    1
  • Alumni Association - Students:
    984
  • Alumni Association - Taunggyi Archdiocesan Alumni Association (T.A.A.A.):
    Address: St. Joseph Cathedral,
    Bayint Naung Road,
    Taunggyi 06011,
    Myanmar
    Phone: +95 81-22588, 21689
  • Computer Center:
    1
  • Computer Center - St. Joseph's Computer Center:

    Address: L/200, St. Joseph's cathedral,
    Bayint Naung Road,
    Taunggyi 06011,
    Myanmar
    Phone: +95 81-22588
  • Computer Center - Students:
    616
  • English Language Institute:
    1
  • English Language Institute - St. Aloysius Conzaga English Language Institute:
    St. Aloysius Conzaga English Language Institute
    Address: 17/A Ye Twet Oo Road,
    Forest Quarter,
    Taunggyi 06011,
    Myanmar
  • English Language Institute - Students:
    64

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