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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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Bishop's House, P.O. Box 1,
Unnamalaikadai-629179 Kanyakurnari Dt.,
Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: (04651)272.077

Bishop Antony Pappusamy was born on Oct. 1, 1949, in Marambady in Dindigul diocese. He was ordained priest on July 7, 1976, and ordained titular bishop of Zaba on Feb. 4, 1999. He was appointed first bishop of Dindigul on Nov. 10, 2003.

He was the auxiliary bishop of Madurai archdiocese before becoming the bishop of Dindigul.

On July 25, 2014 Pope Francis appointed Bishop Pappusamy as the archbishop of Madurai.

On June 6, 2020 Archbishop Pappusamy was appointed as apostolic administrator of diocese of kuzhithurai. He is the chairman of Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council's commission for clergy and religious.

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