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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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Archbishop Jose Araneta Cabantan
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Archbishop Jose Araneta Cabantan
Archbishop's Residence,
Fernandez St., Barangay 01,
9000 Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

Phone: (08822)722-375
Fax :726-304

Archbishop Jose A. Cabantan was born on June 19, 1957 on Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental. He was ordained a priest on April 30, 1990 at St. John the Baptist Parish, Lagonglong, Misamis Oriental. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Bishop of Malaybalay on Feb. 17, 2010. He was ordained bishop on April 30, 2010 at St. Agustine Cathedral, Cagayan de Oro City. His installation took place on May 15, 2010 at San Isidro Cathedral, Malaybalay.

Archbishop Cabantan speaks English, Tagalog, and Cebuano.

He was transferred to Archdiocese of Cagayan de Oro on June 23, 2020. Pope Francis appointed him Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro Archdiocese.

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