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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 Alberto Sy Uy
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Bishop Alberto Sy Uy
Chancery Office,
Tagbilaran City,
6300 Bohol, Philippines


Phone: (038)501-9537
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Bishop Alberto S. Uy, was born in Ubay, Bohol, October18, 1966. He completed his philosophical studies at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Tagbilaran City and his theological studies, first at the St. John Mary Vianney Theological Seminary in Cagayan de Oro City, obtaining a baccalaureate in Sacred Theology and a Masters in pastoral Ministry, and then to the Loyola School of Theology in Quezon City, earning a licentiate in Sacred Theology. From 2002 to 2006 he studied in Rome, attending courses for a doctorate in Sacred Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University. He was ordained priest for the Diocese of Talibon, April 14, 1993.
He later served as: assistant priest at St. Michael the Archangel parish, Jagna, Bohol (1993-1995); Dean of seminarians at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Tagbilaran City (1995-1997); Vice-Rector at St. John Mary Vianney theological seminary, Cagayan de Oro City (2006-2010). And since 2010, the parish priest at St. Michael the Archangel parish, Jagna, Bohol, taking moral theology courses at the San Carlos Major Seminary of Cebu City. In 2012 he also served as Episcopal Vicar for the clergy of the Diocese of Talibon.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Leonardo Yuzon Medroso (17 Oct 2006 Appointed - 13 Oct 2016 Retired)
  • Bishop Leopoldo S. Tumulak, DD (1993 - 2005)
  • Bishop Felix S. Zafra, DD (1986 - 1992)
  • Bishop Onesimo C. Gordoncillo, DD (1976 - 1986)
  • Bishop Manuel M. Mascarinas, DD (1952 - 1976)
  • Bishop Julio R. Rosales, DD (1946 - 1949)

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