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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 Joji Govindu
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Bishop Joji Govindu
Bishop's House,
Rashtrapathi Road,
Nalgonda - 508 001,
Andhra Pradesh, India

Phone: (91) 8682-232520, (91) 8682-244020
Fax :(91) 8682-244452
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Govindu Joji was born on May 3, 1944, in Dharmaram in Nalgonda district, Andhra Pradesh state. He was ordained priest on Dec. 26, 1969, and appointed bishop of Nalgonda on May 23, 1997. His episcopal ordination was on June 24, 1997.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Innayya Addagatla (1989-1993)
  • Bishop Mathew Cheriakunnel, PIME (1977-1987)

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