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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 Antony Pappusamy
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Archbishop Antony Pappusamy
Archbishop's House,
K. Pudur, Madurai-625 007,
Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: (91) 452-2566198, (91) 452-2563330
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Email: [email protected], [email protected]

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 the first bishop of Dindigul on Nov. 10, 2003.

He was the auxiliary bishop of Madurai archdiocese before becoming the bishop of Dindigul. He is the chairman of Tamil Nadu Bishops' Council's commission for clergy and religious.

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

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Peter Fernando (2003 - 2014 retired)
  • Archbishop Marianus Arokiasamy (1987-2003 )
  • Archbishop Casimir Gnanadickam, SJ (1984 -1987)
  • Archbishop Justin Diraviam (1967-1984 )
  • Archbishop M. John Peter Leonard, SJ (1938-1967)

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