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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 Dominic Lumon
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Post Box No. 35
Mantripukhri-795002
Imphal, Manipur
India

Phone: +91- 385- 2427620, 242192, 2051475 (o),+91- 385- 2427620, 2057443 (p), Mobile: +91- 94360 23449
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Archbishop Dominic Lumon was born on June 1, 1948, in Mongsang Pangtha in Imphal archdiocese. He was ordained priest on Feb. 8, 1977 in the diocese of Kohima. On Jan. 18, 2002, he was appointed and on April 7, 2002 he was ordained as the coadjutor archbishop of Imphal. On July 12, 2006 he succeeded as the archbishop of Imphal.

Before becoming a prelate, Archbishop Lumon was the vicar general of Imphal archdiocese. He is presently the Chairman of Family Commission in North Eastern Regional Bishops’ Council.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Mittathany (1980 - 2006)

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