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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 Peter Hla
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Bishop Peter Hla
Sacred Heart Cathedral,
Nyaung Kone (2) Qtr., Pekhon 06061,
Southern Shan State, Myanmar

Phone: (95) 01-4410 354, (95) 081-50451 ext. 46
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Peter Hla was born on Jan. 15, 1952, in Hwari Khu, Pekhon Township. He was ordained a priest on March 18, 1981. His episcopal ordination was on Dec. 15, 2001. He was elected Bishop of Pekhon on Dec. 15, 2005, and appointed auxiliary bishop of Taunggyi. His installation as Bishop of Pekhon took place on April 1, 2006.

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