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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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Apostolic Administrator Oscar Jaime Llaneta Florencio
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Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo,
1110 Quezon City

Phone: (02)911.56.66
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Bishop Florencio was born in Capoocan, Philippines in 1966 and was ordained a priest in 1990. He received a licentiate in theology from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines and a doctorate in sacred theology from the Pontifical University of the Sacred Heart, Rome. He has served as parish vicar and spiritual director of the Sacred Heart Seminary in Palo, and parish priest. He is currently rector of the Saint John School of Theology, Palo, and vice-chancellor of the same archdiocese.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Leopoldo Sumaylo Tumulak (15 Jan 2005 Appointed - 17 Jun 2017 Died)
  • Archbishop Ramon Cabrera Arguelles (Aug. 25, 1995 - May 14, 2004 -now archbishop of Lipa)
  • Bishop Severino M. Pelayo (Dec. 19, 1985 - Feb. 26, 1995 Died)
  • Bishop Pedro G. Magugat, M.S.C (Dec. 9, 1981- April 22, 1985)
  • Archbishop Mariano Gaviola y Garcés (March 2, 1974 - 13 April 13, 1981)
  • Archbishop Rufino Jiao Cardinal Santos (Dec. 10, 1951- Sept. 3, 1973 Died)

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