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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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Cardinal George Alencherry
Major Archbishop Alencherry
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Cardinal George Alencherry
Major Archiepiscopal Curia
Mount St.Thomas,P.B.No.3110
Kakkanad, Kochi- 682 030

Phone: 0484 235 2629
Fax :2422727
Email: [email protected]

Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry was born on April 19, 1945, in Thuruthy village in Kottayam district in Kerala state. He was ordained priest on Dec. 18, 1972. Archbishop Alencherry was appointed the first bishop of Thuckalay on Dec. 18, 1996, and episcopally ordained on Feb. 2, 1997. At the time of his episcopal appointment, he was the protosyncellus (vicar general) of the archdiocese of Changanacherry.

Archbishop Alencherry is the current president of KCBC (Kerala Catholic Bishop's Council), which consists of Latin rite and Malankara rite prelates, along with the Syro-Malabar rite.

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