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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 Lumen Monteiro
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Bishop Lumen Monteiro
Jeevajyothi Diocesan Centre,
Airport Road, Durjoynagar PO,
Agartala - 799 009, Tripura, India

Phone: +91- 381- 2342401 (o) +91-381- 2342403 (p), +91- 9436122085
Fax :+91-381 -2342969
Email: [email protected]

Holy Cross Bishop Lumen Monteiro was born on Feb. 1, 1952, in Calangute, archdiocese of Goa.

He was ordained priest on Oct. 28, 1980, in the congregation of the Holy Cross and was appointed bishop of Agartala on Jan. 11, 1996. He was installed five months later on May 26. Bishop Monteiro serves as chairman of the North Eastern Diocesan Social Forum and as a representative of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (Latin rite) on the governing body of Caritas India.

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