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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.

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Auxiliary Bishop Louis Anh Tuan Nguyen
Toa Tong Giam Muc,
180 Nguyen Dink Chieu, Q. 3,
Thanh-Pho Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam

Phone: (08)3930.3828
Fax :3930.0598
Email: [email protected]

The appointment of Father Louis Nguyen Anh Tuan as the second auxiliary bishop of Ho Chi Minh City Archdiocese was announced on Aug. 25, 2017.

Bishop Tuan served as secretary of the Episcopal Commission for Family Ministry of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Vietnam, and head of Ho Chi Minh City Archdiocese's Ministry Committee for Family.

He studied at the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at the Rome-based Pontifical Lateran University in 2001-2006.

Born in 1962 in Quang Nam Province, Bishop Tuan studied philosophy and theology at St. Joseph Major Seminary in Ho Chi Minh City and was ordained a priest for this archdiocese in 1999.

He taught at the major seminary, the pastoral center and institutes for Religious. He served as the head of the office for the bishops' conference.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Do Manh Hung (Apostolic Administrator: 8 Mar 2018 to 11 Dec 2019)
  • Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc (22 Mar 2014 Succeeded - 6 Mar 2018 Died)
  • Auxiliary Bishop Pierre Van Kham Nguyen (Oct. 15, 2008 - July 28, 2014 transferred to My Tho diocese)
  • Apostolic Administrator Bishop Nicolas Huynh Van Nghi (1995-1998)
  • Cardinal Archbishop Jean Baptiste Minh Man Pham (1965-2014)
  • Archbishop Paul Nguyen Van Binh (1960-1995)
  • Bishop Simon Hoa Nguyen Van Hien (1955-1960)
  • Bishop Jean Cassaigne (1941-1955)
  • Bishop Isidore Marie Joseph Dumortier (1925-1940)
  • Bishop Victor Charles Quinton (1920-1924)
  • Bishop Lucien Emile Mossard (1899-1920)
  • Bishop Jean Marie Depierre (1895-1898)
  • Bishop Isidor Francois Joseph Colombert (1873-1894)
  • Bishop Jean Claude Miche (1864-1873)
  • Bishop Dominique Lefebvre (1844-1864)

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