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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 Jaya Rao Polimera
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Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera
Bishop's House,
Xavier Nagar, Eluru-534007,
West Godavary Dt., A.P., India

Phone: (08812)230.707
Fax :234.467
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera was born in Dharmasagar, Andhra Pradesh, in 1965 and was ordained priest in 1992 for the diocese of Warangal. He has served in several pastoral roles, most recently, as director of the diocesan youth center and a member of the college of consultors for the presbyteral council and the diocesan tribunal.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • John Mulagada (Feb 26, 1977 – Aug. 16, 2009)

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