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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 Kishore Kumar Kujur
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Bishop Kishore Kumar Kujur
Bishop's House,
Hamirpur, P.O., Raurkela-769003,
Sundargarh Dt., Orissa, India

Phone: 0661 2640 702
Fax :2647.041
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Kishore Kumar Kujur was born in Gaibira, in 1964 and was ordained priest in 1993. He holds a doctorate in sacred scriptures from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome. He has served in a number of pastoral, teaching and administrative roles, including parish assistant in Balangir, professor of sacred scriptures at the regional seminary of Orissa, head of seminarians for the diocese of Sambalpur, member of the College of Consultors, and member of the Presbyteral Council.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop John Barwa, S.V.D (2009 Succeeded - Appointed, Archbishop of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar)
  • Bishop Alphonse Bilung, S.V.D (1979 Appointed - 2009)

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