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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 Edmund Woga
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Bishop Edmund Woga
Jl. El Tari-Weetebula/Radamata,
Southwest Sumba, 87254,
East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Phone: +62 387-24061
Fax :+62 387-24062
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Edmund Woga, CSsR, was born in Hewokloang, Flores, on Nov. 17, 1950. He was ordained a priest on Nov. 29, 1977, and appointed bishop of Weetebula on April 4, 2009. His episcopal ordination was on July 16, 2009. His motto is "Praedicare Redemptionem" (Proclaiming the Redemption).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Gerulfus Kherubim Pareira, SVD (1986-2008)

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