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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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Station Road, Daltenganj-822101,
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Phone: (06562)222.213, +91 9431140512, +91 6546 222340
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Bishop Anand Jojo was born on May 17, 1959, in Minjiutgarha-Kutungia in Simdega diocese. He was ordained priest on April 24, 1992, for the archdiocese of Ranchi.

On Sept. 8, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him as bishop of Hazaribag diocese in Jharkhand. He succeeded Bishop Charles Soreng S.J. Bishop Jojo is the second bishop of the diocese, which was erected in 1995 by bifurcating Daltonganj diocese.

On Jul. 7, 2016, Bishop Jojo was appointed as the apostolic administrator of Daltonganj diocese.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Gabriel Kujur (1997-2016 (Resigned))
  • Bishop Charles Soreng, S.J. (Oct. 30, 1989 Appointed - April 1, 1995 Apointed, Bishop of Hazaribag)
  • Bishop George Victor Saupin, S.J. (June 5, 1971 Appointed - Nov. 30, 1987 Appointed, Bishop of Bhagalpur)

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