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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 Joseph Guoyong Hou
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Bishop Joseph Guoyong Hou
Catholic Mission, Chongqing,
Sichuan, China

Joseph Hou Guoyong (Guoyang) was born in 1922, and was ordained priest in 1951. Father Hou Guoyong was ordained the Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chongqing on October 8, 1989.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Shi Mingliang (Ordained 1963 without papal mandate; Died 1978)
  • Bishop Simon Liu Zongyu (Born 1916; Ordained 1981 without papal mandate; Died 1992)
  • Bishop Peter Luo Beizhan (Born 1911; Ordained 1993; Died 2001)
  • Bishop Louis Jantzen, MEP (Born 1885; Ordained 1925-1950; Died 1953)
  • Bishop Célestin-Félix-Joseph Chouvellon, MEP (Born 1849; Ordained 1891-1924; Died 1924)
  • Bishop Eugène-Paul Coupat, MEP (Born 1842; Ordained 1883-1890; Died 1890)
  • Archbishop Eugène-Jean-Claude-Joseph Desflèches, MEP (Born 1814; Ordained 1842-1883; Died 1887)

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