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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 Bernard Taiji Katsuya
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Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya
10, 6-chome,
kitaichijohigashi, Chuo-ku,
Sapporo, 060-0031,
Hokkaido

Phone: 011-241-2785
Fax :221-3668
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Bernard Taiji Katsuya was born on Dec. 2, 1955.He was ordained priest on Apr. 29, 1986.He was appointed bishop of Sapporo,on Jun. 22, 2013.He was ordained bishop of Sapporo on Oct. 14, 2013.

The diocese had been vacant since the retirement of Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi in November 2009.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi (1988-2009)
  • Bishop Peter Toshio Jinushi (1988-2009)
  • Bishop Benedict Takahiko Tomizawa (1953 -1987)
  • Msgr. Augustine Isamu Seno (1944-1952, Administrator Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Lawrence Tatewaki Toda (1941-1944. Administrator Apostolic)
  • Bishop Wenceslas Joseph Kinold, O.F.M (1915-1941: 1915-1929 Prefect Apostolic, 1929-1941 Vicar Apostolic)

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