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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 Jose Chirackal
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Auxiliary Bishop Jose Chirackal
Bishop's House,
P.B. 10, West Garo Hills Dt.,
Tura-794001, Meghalaya, India

Phone: (03651)222.370
Fax :221.318

Bishop Jose Chirackal was born on July 14, 1960, Ernakulam district of Kerala.

After schooling in Kerala, he joined the Tura diocese in 1976 and ordained priest for Tura on Dec. 29, 1987.

He holds a licentiate and doctorate in canon law.

He served the diocese as a parish priest, headmaster of schools and rector of St. Peter’s Minor Seminary. He also served as procurator, chancellor, judicial vicar, and diocesan spokesperson.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop George Mamalassery (1979 - 2007)

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