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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

  • Pastoral centers:
    1

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Day care centers:
    8

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensaries:
    3

Dioceses Activities and Organizations

  • Diocesan Pastoral Activities:
    Re-evangelize Catholics and evangele non-Catholics

    Offer training courses to parish and sub-parish council members, catechists, conductors and people who play musical instruments

    Build new churches and repair churches in bad condition

    Save 500 dong a day in every Catholic family for diocesan charitable activities

    Set up funds for scholarships

    Encourage and support Religious and priestly vocations

    Offer pastoral activities to people in remote areas, especially ethnic H'mong and Muong

Major Diocesan Commissions and Officials

  • Diocesan Commission for Charitable and Social Services:
    Father Franciscan Xavier Nguyen Van Thai
  • Diocesan Commission for Clergy and Seminarians:
    Father Pierre Phung Van Ton
  • Diocesan Commission for Cultural Affairs:
    Father Paul Luu Ngoc Lam
  • Diocesan Commission for Doctrine of the Faith:
    Father Jean Baptiste Nguyen Van Nhan
  • Diocesan Commission for Evangelization:
    Father Antoine Nguyen Gia Nhang
  • Diocesan Commission for Holy Music and Arts:
    Father Jean Dang Van Nghia
  • Diocesan Commission for Laity:
    Father Joseph Nguyen Van Dinh
  • Diocesan Commission for Liturgy:
    Father Antoine Duong Phu Oanh
  • Diocesan Commission for Religious:
    Father Joseph Nguyen Thai Ha; Father Jean Vu Tat

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