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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 Vincent Barwa
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Bishop Vincent Barwa
Bishop's House,
Simdega P.O. & Dt.
Simdega - 835 223,
Jharkhand, India

Phone: 08809 915 742
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Vincent Barwa was born on Oct. 18, 1953, in a small village of Rengarih, Simdeha district of Jharkhand state. He was ordained priest on May 2, 1984. He was appointed bishop of Purnea on June 29, 1998, and was ordained bishop on Nov. 8, 1998. On Sept 9, 2004, Pope John Paul II appointed him auxiliary bishop of Ranchi. Pope Benedict XVI nominated him bishop of Simdega on Feb. 11, 2008.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Minj (1993 - 2008)

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