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 Nakhon Ratchasima

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Schools:
  • Schools - Students:
    20,822: 9, 977 male, 10,845 female
    (Teachers: 174 male, 734 female)
  • Technical Schools:
  • Technical Schools - Students:
    1,560: 293 male, 1,267 female

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Catholic Commission for Missionary Works and Education:
    Catholic Committee for Evangelization of Peoples
    Catholic Committee for Catechetical Education
    Catholic Committee for Missionary Works
    Catholic Committee for Education
    Catholic Commission for the Youth
    Catholic Committee for the Seminaries and Vocations
    Catholic Committee for the Cultural Heritage of the Church
  • Catholic Commission for Pastoral Care:
    Catholic Committee for the Clergy
    Catholic Committee for Religious and Missionaries
    Catholic Committee for the Laity
    Catholic Committee for Family
    Catholic Committee for Health Care
    Catholic Committee for the Liturgy
    Catholic Committee for the Bible

Social Communications

  • Catholic Mass Media of Nakhon Ratchasima:
    Address: Bishop's House, 387 Suranari Road, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand
    Phone: (66) 44-256268, (66) 44-274535
    Fax: (66) 44-275254, (66) 44-241840

Catholic Health/Pastoral Care

  • Catechetical Center of Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Catholic Center of Bua Yai
  • Catholic Center of Buriram
  • Catholic Center of Nong Bua Daeng
  • Catholic Center of Nong Bua Khok
  • Catholic Youth Council's Center
  • Hospital:
    1 (St. Mary Hospital with 150 beds)
  • Pastoral Care Center of Nakhon Ratchasima Diocese
  • Promotion of Family Life Center
  • Social Development Center
  • Society of St. Vincent De Paul

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