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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 Yohanes Harun Yuwono
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Bishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono
Jl. Prof. Moh. Yamin No.12,
Bandar Lampung 35127
Indonesia

Phone: +62 -721-254834
Fax :+62-721-241335
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Yohanes Harun Yuwono was born in Way Ray, Indonesia, on July 4, 1964, and was ordained priest in 1992. He has a licentiate in Islamology from the Pontifical Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Rome, and has served in a number of pastoral roles, including parish vicar in Sungaliat, chairman of the diocesan pastoral secretariat in Pangkalpinang, and currently rector at the Interdiocesan Major Seminary of Pematangsiantar, and teacher of Islamic studies at the St Yohanes Institute of Philosophy and Theology in Pematangsiantar.

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