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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 Social Welfare

  • Boarding Schools/Orphanages:
    19
  • Homes for the elderly:
    Address: Home for The Aged Poor, 539 Theinbyu Street Kandawgalay P.O. Yangon, Myanmar
    Phone: (95) 1-243983; (95) 1-243984
  • Homes for the elderly:
    1
  • Youth Center:
    1
  • Youth Center:
    Address: John Paul II Youth & Education Centre, 64, Inya Road, University P.O., Yangon.
    Phone: (95) 1-710493

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Board of Management
  • Buildings & Constructions Commission
  • Catechist Commission
  • Cemetery Commission
  • Commission on Visiting Priests, Houses & Activities of Other Dioceses in Yangon Archdiocese
  • Counselors
  • Culture & Evangelization Commission

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Ecumenism & Inter-Faith Commission

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Education & Teacher
  • Episcopal Commission for Clergy Commission
  • Family Commission
  • Finance Committee
  • Health Commission (Doctors/Nurses)
  • Karuna Yangon Social Services
  • Laity Commission
  • Legion of Mary Commission
  • Literature & Archdiocesan Library Commission
  • Liturgy Commission
  • Migrants & Tourism Commission
  • National Shrine & Pilgrimage Commission
  • Peace, Social & Racial Justice Commission
  • Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) & Animation for Children Commission
  • Presbyterial Council
  • Public Relations Commission (Embassies)
  • Public Relations Commission (Government)
  • Religious Communities Commission
  • Seminary & Sending Priests & Seminarians Abroad Commission
  • Social Communication Commission
  • St. Vincent De Paul
  • The Tribunal
  • Transfers of Priests & Division of Parishes Commission
  • Vocation Promoter Commission
  • Women

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Youth Commission :
    Apostolate Youth Association (AYA) & University Catholic Students Association (UCSA)

Social Communications

  • Head: Father Benedict Htay Lwin:
    Mahn Joe, Mahn Paul (co.)
    Office: Ss. Peter & Paul's Bible Training School, 2129 B.O.C. Station Road, Nanthagone Insein, Yangon.
    Phone: (95) 1-643781 (Office); (95) 1-525808 (Residence)

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Campion Institute (English Language):
    Address: 64, Inya Road, Kamayut P.O. Yangon, Myanmar
    Phone: (95)-1- 095138765
  • Hope Centre (Computer and Foreign Languages Training Centre):
    Address: 39 (C), Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar.
    Phone: (95) 1-554297
  • Lasalle Computer Centre:
    Address: c/o 16 (B), R-3/4, San Yeik Nyein Lane(2), Kamayut Township, Yangon, Myanmar
    Phone: (95) 1- 660726
  • Pope John Paul II Youth & Education Centre:
    Address: 64, Inya Road, Kamayut P.O. Yangon, Myanmar
    Phone: (95) 1-534620 (office); (95) 1-542794 (residence)

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