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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 Enrique de Vera Macaraeg
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Bishop Enrique de Vera Macaraeg
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F. Tanedo St.,
2300 Tarlac City,
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Phone: (045)982.1938
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Bishop Enrique V. Macaraeg was born in Manila on December 28, 1955. He completed his philosophical and theological studies at the 'University of Santo Tomas Central Seminary in Manila and achieved a Masters degree in Arts in Oriental Religions and Cultures.

After he was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Lingayen-Dagupan in May 1979, he served the diocese as the dean of seminarians at the San Pablo Seminary, Baguio City, resident priest at Our Lady of Fatima parish in Quezon City, Parish priest in Mangaldan, Pangasinan in Lingayen Pangasinan and Santa Barbara. He was the Director of Santo Tomas School, Mangaldan, a professor and then the dean of studies at the Philosophy Seminary in Dagupan City. He was also the Director at St. John Cathedral School in dagupan City, at the Catholic School of malasiqui and then at St. Charles Academy. Later he served as the Diocesan Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies and Zonal Vicar of the Vicariate. Since 1998 he was the Director of the Archdiocesan Commission for the Clergy until in 2005 he was appointed the pastor of St. Ildephonse parish in Malasiqui, Pangasinan.

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