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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 Thomas  Dabre
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Phone: (91) 20-26361001 (P), (91) 20-26360065, (91) 20-26361318 (O)
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Bishop Thomas Dabre was born on Oct. 23, 1945. He was ordained priest on Oct. 31, 1971 and was ordained bishop on May 27, 1990. He was appointed bishop of Pune on Apr. 4, 2009.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Valerian D’Souza (1977- 2009)
  • Bishop William Z. Gomes (1967-1976)
  • Bishop Andrew D'Souza (1949-1967)
  • Bishop Henry Doering, SJ (1927-1949)
  • Bishop Henry Doering, SJ (1907-1921)
  • Bishop Bernard Beider Linden, SJ (1887-1907)

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