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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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    In-charge: Father Thomas Aquinas Nguyen Xuan Thuy
  • Commission for Culture:
    In-charge: Father Joseph Nguyen An Khang
  • Commission for Doctrine for Faith :
    In-charge: Father Jacob Nguyen Van Ly
  • Commission for Evangelization :
    In-charge: Father Joseph Mai Xuan Lam
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    In-charge: Father Joseph Marie Vu Thanh Canh
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    In-charge: Father Joseph Vu Ngoc Ruan
  • Commission for Migrants:
    In-charge: Father Joseph Nguyen Van That
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    In-charge: Father Pierre Dang Xuan Thanh
  • Commission for the Laity :
    In-charge: Father Alfonse Nguyen Ngoc Chau
  • Commission for Youths and Students :
    In-charge: Father John Le Trong Cung

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