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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 Anthony Poola was born on Nov. 15, 1961, in Poluru in Kurnool diocese. He was ordained priest on Feb. 20, 1992 and was appointed bishop of Kurnool on Feb. 8, 2008. He was installed on April 19, 2008. He is the chairman of youth commission in Andhra Pradesh Bishops’ Conference.

On Nov. 19, 2020 Rev. Anthony Poola was appointed as the Archbishop of Hyderabad.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Thumma Bala (12 Mar 2011 Appointed - 19 Nov 2020 Retired)
  • Archbishop Marampudi Joji (2000-2010)
  • Bishop Samineni Arulappa (1972-2000)
  • Bishop Mark Gopu (1953-1971)
  • Alphonsus Beretta, PIME (1950-1953)
  • Bishop Dennis Vismara, PIME (1909-1948)
  • Bishop Peter Vigano, PIME (1897-1908)
  • Bishop Peter Caprotti, PIME (1882-1897)
  • Bishop Domenico Barbero, PIME, Vicar Apostolic (1870-1881)
  • Most Rev Daniel Murphym, Vicar Apostolic (1845-1869)

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