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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 Bishop Renato P. Mayugba
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Bishop Bishop Renato P. Mayugba
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P. Gomez St., Laoag City,
Philippines

Phone: +63 (77) 770-5210
Fax :+63 (77) 772-1805
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Renato P. Mayugba, D.D., was born Dec. 4, 1955. He was ordained a priest on April 25, 1981. He was appointed as auxiliary bishop of Lingayen-Dagupan on Oct. 18, 2005. His Episcopal ordination took place on Dec. 27, 2005. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him on Oct. 12, 2012 as Bishop of Laoag.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Sergio Lasam Utleg (2006-2011, Appointed Archbishop of Tuguegarao)
  • Bishop Ernesto Salgado (2000-2005, Appointed Archbishop of Nueva Segovia)
  • Bishop Edmundo Abaya (1978-1999, Appointed Archbishop of Nueva Segovia)
  • Bishop Rafael Lim (1971-1978, Appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Davao)
  • Bishop Antonio Mabotas (1961-1970, Appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Davao)

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