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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 Thomas Ignatius Macwan
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Archbishop Thomas Ignatius Macwan
Archbishop's House,
Sector 8, Gandhinagar-382008,
Gujarat, India

Phone: (079)2322.7541, mob:09327004957
Fax : 2322.1912
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Thomas Ignatius Macwan was born on Oct. 14, 1952, in Nadiad. He was ordained priest on April 9, 1988, and appointed bishop of Ahmedabad, in Gujarat state, on Nov. 11, 2002. His episcopal ordination followed three months later on Jan. 11, 2003.

Pope Francis appointed Bishop Macwan as the archbishop of Gandhinagar on June 12, 2015.

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