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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    In-Charge: Father Alfonse Nguyen Van The
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    In-Charge: Joseph Nguyen Ba Thanh Minh
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    In-Charge: Father Joseph Dang Cao Tri
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    In-Charge: Father Joseph Vo Cong Tien
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    In-Charge: Father Vincent Tran Van Khai
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    In-Charge: Father Paul Tran Kim Phan
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    In-Charge: Father Dominic Nguyen Duc Quynh
  • Committee for Liturgy:
    In-Charge: Father Joseph Vu Quoc Vinh
  • Committee for Priests:
    In-Charge: Father Matthia Huynh Ngoc Luan
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    In-Charge: Father Emmanuelle Nguyen Hong Son
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    In-Charge: Father Joseph Vo Cong Tien
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    In-Charge: Father George Nguyen Duc Phung
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    In-Charge: Father Paul Nguyen Huu Thoi
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    In-Charge: Father Paul Pham Minh Tan

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