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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 Karikkassery
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Bishop Joseph Karikkassery
Bishop's House,
Kottapuram P.O.- 680 667,
Kerala, India.

Phone: +91 480 - 2802165 (O) 2802865
Fax :91 480 - 2802865
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Joseph Karikkassery was born on Feb. 13, 1946, in Karthedom. He was ordained priest in Dec. 19, 1973. In 2006, he was appointed auxiliary bishop of Verapoly and was ordained titular bishop of Buxentum on Dec. 28, 2006.

He was appointed bishop of Kottapuram on Dec. 18, 2010, and on Feb. 13, 2011 he was installed as bishop of Kottapuram.

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