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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 John Eijiro Suwa
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Bishop John Eijiro Suwa
Bishop's House,
1-8-9, Sakura-machi,
Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa-kin
760-0074, Japan

Phone: (087)831-6659
Fax :833-1484
Email: [email protected]

Bishop John the Apostle Eijiro Suwa was born on July 8, 1947, in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture. He was ordained a priest on November 23, 1976, and was appointed Bishop of Takamatsu on March 25, 2011. His episcopal ordination was on June 19, 2011.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Francis X. Osamu Mizobe (2004-2011)
  • Bishop Francis X. Osamu Mizobe, S.D.B. (2004 - 2011)
  • Bishop Joseph Satoshi Fukahori (1977-2004)
  • Bishop Francis Xavier Eikichi Tanaka (1963-1977)
  • Bishop Paul Yoshigoro Taguchi (1941-1963 Administrator Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Modesto Perez, O.P (1935-1940 Prefect Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Tomas de la Hoz, O.P (1931-1935 Prefect Apostolic)
  • Msgr. Jose Alvarez, O.P (1904-1931 Prefect Apostolic)

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