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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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Keuskupan, Jl. Wairklau,
Keturahan Kota Uneng,
Maumere 86113, Flores, Indonesia

Phone: (0382)21.894; 21.895
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]

Bishop Sedu was born in Bajawa on East Nusa Tenggara province's Catholic majority Island of Flores on July 30, 1963, and ordained priest on July 1991.

From 1997-2001 Bishop Sedu studied pedagogy in Rome, and later became a lecturer at St. Paul Major Seminary of Ledalero, in Maumere.

He also served as rector of St. Peter Major Seminary at Ritapiret, Maumere from 2005 to 2010.

He is currently vicar-general of Maumere diocese.

On 14 July 2018, Pope Francis appointed him Bishop of Maumere, Indonesia.

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