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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 Paul Maipan
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Bishop Paul Maipan
Bishop's House,
Naidupet, Khammam-507 003,
Andhra Pradesh, India

Phone: (91) 8742-222460, (91) 8742-222459
Fax :(91) 8742-223083
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Paul Maipan was born on Feb. 28, 1944, in Manickamangalam, Kerala. He was ordained priest on Jan. 9, 1971, and appointed bishop of Khammam on May 30, 1997. His episcopal ordination was on Aug. 22, 1997. Bishop Paul Maipan was a parish priest of Seethamathara in Visakhapatnam diocese and diocesan consultor before his appointment as the diocesan prelate. He is the Andhra Pradesh Bishops' Council regional chairman for laity commission and women's desk.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Marampudi Joji (1992-1997)
  • Bishop Joseph Rajappa (1988-1989)

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