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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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Apostolic Administrator Stanislaus Fernandes
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Apostolic Administrator Stanislaus Fernandes
Bishop's Residence,
71 Alkapuri Society,
Baroda-390007, Gujerat, India

Phone: (0265)231.18.37
Fax :233.94.80
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, SJ, was born on Oct. 10, 1939, in Ahmedabad. He was ordained priest on March 23, 1968, and was appointed archbishop of Gandhinagar on Nov. 11, 2002. Before this, he was the bishop of Ahmedabad, ordained on August 24, 1990. At present, Archbishop Fernandes is the secretary general of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India.

On May 23, 2016, Archbishop Fernandes appointed as apostolic administrator of Baroda.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Francis Leo Braganza, SJ (1987-1997)
  • Bishop Ignatius Salvador D'Souza (1966-1987)

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