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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 Paulinus Yan Olla
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Bishop Paulinus Yan Olla
Keuskupan, Jl. Jelarai, P.O. Box 01,
Bulungan, Tanjung Selor 77212,
Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia

Phone: (0552) 21301, 2024501
Fax :(0552) 22568
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Paulinus Yan Olla, M.S.F., was born on June 22. 1963, in Seom-Eban, diocese of Atambua, West Timor. He attended minor seminary in Laian, Atambua, and subsequently the major seminary in Yogyakarta. He completed his philosophical and theological studies at the Pontifical Weda Bhakti Faculty in Yogyakarta. He gave his perpetual profession on July 22, 1991, among the Missionaries of the Holy Family (M.S.F). He was ordained a priest on Aug. 28, 1992.

He has held the following offices: parish vicar of the Holy Family Parish in Banteng, Semarang (1992-1994); coordinator of the Commission for the Family of the archdiocese of Samarinda, Kalimantan (1993-2005); rector of the Don Bosco Minor Seminary in Samarinda (1995-1997); pastor of the Buna Maria parish in Banjarbaru, diocese of Banjarmasin, Kalimantan, director of the MSF Postulancy in Banjarbaru (1997-2000); studies for the degree in spiritual theology at the Theresianum in Rome (2000-2004); M.S.F. general assistant in Rome (2001-2007); M.S.F. general secretary in Rome (2007-2013); since 2013, rector of the M.S.F. Theological Studentate in Malang; and since 2014, coordinator of the Commission for the Family of the diocese of Malang, and professor of spiritual theology at the Widya Sasana Philosophical and Theological Higher Institute in Malang.

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