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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 Thomas Pulloppillil
Bishop's House,
Post Box No. 10,
Bongaigaon - 783 380,
Assam, India

Phone: +91- 3664- 241650, 91-94357-40196, 91-99541-77523
Fax :+91- 3664 -242184
Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Bishop Thomas Pulloppillil was born on July 14, 1954, in Kothamangalam diocese, in the southern state of Kerala. He was ordained priest on April 6, 1981. He taught and served the theological college in Shillong in the northeastern state of Meghalaya before being appointed to head Bongaigaon diocese on May 10, 2000. He was ordained bishop of Bongaigaon on August 20 that year. Bishop Pullopillil chairs the Seminary Formation Commission of the North East Bishops' Council.

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