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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Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Christian Union and Religious Communication Commission
  • Commission for Aborigines Apostolate
  • Commission for Children
  • Commission for Education & Culture
  • Commission for Lay Apostolate
  • Commission for Pastoral and Evangelization Activities
  • Commission for Social Apostolate
  • Commission for Social Communications
  • Commission for the Diocesan Clergy
  • Commission for Youth Apostolate
  • Diocesan Commission for Liturgy
  • Diocesan Commission for Promotion of Vocations and Formation of Seminarians
  • Diocesan Directors of Lay Associations
  • Diocesan Finance Commission
  • Immigrants and Foreign Workers Pastoral Commission
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention and Cure Processing Team

Social Communications

  • The diocese has 1 weekly: Shantao Catholic Weekly

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