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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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Prelate Bernardino Cruz Cortez
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Prelate Bernardino Cruz Cortez
Bishop's Residence,
Infanta, 4336 Quezon,
Philippines

Phone: (042)535-2163
Fax :(042)535-2163
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Bernardino Cruz Cortez was born on July 3, 1949 in Baclaran. He was ordained a priest on June 23, 1974 and appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Manila on May 31, 2004. His Episcopal ordination was on Aug. 20, 2004.
He was appointed as the Prelate of Infanta on Oct. 27 ,2014 and installation was on Jan.23, 2015.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Rolando J .Tria Tirona (June 28, 2003 Appointed – September 8, 2012 Transfered as Archbishop of Caceres)
  • Bishop Rolando J. Tria Tirona, OCD (June 28, 2003 Appointed – Sept. 8, 2012 Transferred as Archbishop of Caceres)
  • Bishop Julio X Labayen (1966-2003)
  • Bishop Patrick Harmon Shaley, O.C.D. (Feb. 17, 1953 Appointed - June 23, 1961 Resigned)

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