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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 Shyamal Bose
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Bishop Shyamal Bose
Bishop's House,
24 Parganas South,
Baruipur-700144,
West Bengal, India

Phone: (033)2433.8299
Email: [email protected]

Pope Francis has appointed Father Shyamal Bose (58) as coadjutor bishop of Baruipur on May 17, 2019. The bishop has been the diocese’s financial administrator and chancellor since 2016. On May 4, 2020, Bishop Bose succeeded as bishop of Baruipur.

Bishop Bose was born in Gosaba in the diocese of Baruipur, on March 24, 1961. He joined St. John Mary Vianney’s Minor Seminary, Barasat, and then studied at Regional Major Seminary Morning Star, Calcutta, and at St. Albert’s College, Ranchi. He was ordained priest for the diocese of Baruipur on May 5, 1991. He obtained a licentiate in biblical theology from St. Peter’s Pontifical College, Bangalore (2010).

He was appointed director of the Regional Social Centre, Association of Bengal Collaborators for Development, in 2011. He served as assistant parish priest, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kumrokhali (2012-2013); parish priest, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kumrokhali (2013-2016).

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