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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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Auxiliary Bishop Augustinus Jong-soo Kim
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Auxiliary Bishop Augustinus Jong-soo Kim
15-1, Yongjeon-dong,
Dong-gu, Daejeon,
300-824, Korea

Phone: 82-42-630-7780
Fax :82-42-630-7785
Email: [email protected]

Auxiliary Bishop Augustinus Kim Jong-soo was born on Feb. 8, 1956, in Daejeon. He was ordained priest on Feb.13, 1989, and appointed as auxiliary bishop of Daejeon on Feb. 10, 2009. His episcopal ordination was on Mar. 25, 2009. Auxiliary Bishop Augustinus Kim is vicar general of the diocese. He is president of the Committee for Liturgy and the Committee for Evangelization of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK). He is also a member of the Episcopal Commission for Doctrine and the Episcopal Commission for Mission & Pastoral Care of the CBCK.

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