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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 George Madathikandathil
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Bishop George Madathikandathil
Bishop's House,
P.B. No. 6, Kothamangalam,
Ernakulam Dt, Kerala, India - 686 691.

Phone: +91-485-28 62 236, +91-485-28 62 692, +91-485-28 61 625
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Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop George Madathikandathil was born in Purapuzha, near Thodupuzha, in Kerala in 1956 and ordained priest in 1980.

He taught canon law at the St. Thomas Pontifical Seminary of Vadavathor, where he also served as vice-rector and then rector for a long time.

Bishop Madathikandathil succeeds Bishop George Punnakottil, who resigned after serving the diocese for 36 years.

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