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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 John Baptist Shin-chul Jung
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Bishop John Baptist Shin-chul Jung
3, Dap-dong, Incheon,
400-090, Korea

Phone: (82) 32-765-6914
Fax :(82) 32-765-6987
Email: [email protected]

Bishop John Baptist Jung Shin-chul was born on Oct. 22, 1964, in Incheon. He was ordained priest on Jan. 29, 1993, and appointed auxiliary bishop of Incheon on Apr. 29, 2010. His episcopal ordination was on Jun. 16, 2010. Bishop Jung is vicar general of the diocese and a member of the Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Korea (CBCK). He is also president of the Committee for Foreign Mission Work and Pastoral Care of Overseas Koreans of the CBCK.

Pope Francis had appointed Bishop Jung as the third bishop of Incheon. He was appointed Bishop on Nov. 10, 2016.

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