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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 Aloysius Maryadi Sutrisnaatmaka
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Bishop Aloysius Maryadi Sutrisnaatmaka
Jl. Tjilik Riwut KM 6,
Post-Office Box 02,
Palangka Raya 73112,
Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Phone: (62) 536-3231513
Fax :(62) 536-3231512
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

Bishop Aloysius Maryadi Sutrisnaatmaka was born in Wesi, Klaten, Central Java province, on May 18, 1953. He was ordained priest of the Congregation of the Missionaries of the Holy Family on Jan. 6, 1981. He holds a doctorate in missiology from Gregoriana University in Rome. He was appointed bishop on Jan. 23, 2001 and episcopally ordained on May 7, 2001. He now serves as a member of the presidium of the Bishops' Conference of Indonesia (KWI, Indonesian acronym), head of KWI's Commission for Mission, a member of KWI's Commission for Theology, and a consulter of the Vatican Congregation of Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Julius Aloysius Husin, MSF (1993-1994)

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