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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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Coadjutor Bishop Bosco Jianzhang Zhao
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Coadjutor Bishop Bosco Jianzhang Zhao
Diocese of Tianshui
112 Jianshe Road, Qinzhou district,
Tianshui 741000, Gansu, China

Phone: +86 938 365-3022

Pope Benedict XVI appointed Fr Bosco Zhao Jianzhang, who is in charge of the diocese’s “open” community, as coadjutor bishop in 2011. His ordination ceremony is yet to take place.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Augustine Zhao Jingnong (1981 – 2004)
  • Bishop Peter Gratian Grimm, O.F.M. Cap. † (1949 - 1972)
  • Bishop Salvador-Pierre Walleser, O.F.M. Cap. † (1922 - 1946)
  • Father Constantin Daems, C.I.C.M. † (1914 - 1922)
  • Bishop Everard Ter Laak, C.I.C.M. † (1906 - 1914)

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