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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 Anil Joseph Thomas Couto
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Archbishop Anil Joseph Thomas Couto was born on Sept. 22, 1954 in Goa archdiocese. He was ordained priest for Delhi archdiocese on Feb. 8, 1981. Appointed auxiliary bishop of Delhi on Jan. 17, 2001, he was ordained bishop on March 11, 2001. He was transferred as bishop of Jalandhar on Feb. 24, 2007 and he took charge of it on April 15, 2007. Prior to his appointment as the auxiliary bishop, he served as the rector of the Delhi archdiocesan minor seminary. Currently, he serves as the chairman of the Conference of the Catholic Bishops' of India for Ecumenism. He also serves as a member of the Commission for Inter Religious Dialogue of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India.

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