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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Archbishop Johannes Liku Ada
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Archbishop Johannes Liku Ada
Archbishop's Residence,
Jl. Thamrin No. 5-7, Post-Office Box 1185,
Makassar 90111, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Phone: (62) 411-315744, 312706, 3511141
Fax :(62) 411-326674
Email: [email protected]

Archbishop Johannes Liku Ada was born on Dec. 22, 1948, in Sanggala, Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi province. He was ordained priest on Jan. 10, 1975, and appointed auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of Makassar on Oct. 11, 1991. His episcopal ordination took place on Feb. 2, 1992. His episcopal motto is Illum oportet crescere (He must increase, John 3:30). Pope John Paul II appointed him archbishop of Makassar on Nov. 11, 1994, after his predecessor retired. Archbishop Liku Ada headed the Indonesian Catholic bishops' Commission for Theology during the 2003-2006 periods.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Fransiskus van Roessel, CICM (1981-1994)
  • Archbishop Theodorus Lumanauw (1973-1981)
  • Archbishop Nikolaus M. Schneider, CICM (1948-1973)
  • Apostolic Prefect Gerard Marten, CICM (1937-1948)

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