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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 Ruperto Cruz Santos
Bahay Obispo
No.41 Paterno St.Poblacion
Balanga 2100 Bataan.

Phone: (047) 791-1453
Fax :(047) 791-1453
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Ruperto Cruz Santos Born inoctober 30,1957. He Was Ordained As Priest On September 10,1983. Appointed As Bishop On April 1 ,2010. Ordained As Bishop on June 24,2010.And Installed As 4th Bishop On July 8,2010.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Socrates Buenaventura Villegas (2004 - 2009 Appointed Archbishop of Lingayen-Dagupan)
  • Bishop Honesto F. Ongtioco (1998 - 2003. Appointed Bishop of Cubao June 28, 2003)
  • Bishop Celso N. Guevarra † (1975 - 1998)

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