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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 Remigiose Maria Paul Inchananiyil 
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Bishop Remigiose Maria Paul Inchananiyil 
Bishop's House,
P.B.No.1, Thamarassery(P.O)
673 573,Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Phone: 0495 222 3376
Fax :+ 91 495 - 2223019
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Mar Remigiose Maria Paul Inchananiyil was born July 26, 1961 in Vettilappara, a village in Malappuram district in the state of Kerala. He was ordained priest on Dec. 12, 1987. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him bishop of Syro-Malabar Catholic diocese of Thamarassery on Jan. 15, 2010. His episcopal ordination was on April 8, 2010.

Bishop Inchananiyil completed high school studies at Areakode and joined St. Joseph's Seminary at Tellicherry. He took a doctorate in canon law and was ordained in 1987 and served as the vicar at Valayam, Thalayad, Theyyappara, and Karingad parishes. Before his appointment as the ordinary of Thamarassery diocese, he was the chancellor and secretary of that diocese.

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