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 Danilo Bangayan Ulep
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Bishop Danilo Bangayan Ulep
Prelate's Residence,
Basco, 3900 Batanes,

Phone: (0939)560-4020; (0957)783-6960
Email: [email protected]

The Rev. Danilo B. Ulep was born in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, in the archdiocese of Tuguegarao, on 24 June 1962. He studied philosophy and theology at the Santo Tomas University in Manila, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in philosophy, theology and canon law, and a licentiate in philosophy.

He was ordained a priest for the diocese of Tugugarao on 10 April 1987.

He subsequently served as: vicar of the parish of San Vincenzo Ferrer, Solana, Cagayan (1987-1992); administrator of the same parish (1992-1993); pastor of the Holy Guardian Angels parish, Tuao, Cagayan (1993-1999); rector of the San Jacinto minor seminary of Alimannao, Cagayan and director of the Commission for vocations and seminaries (1999-2005); pastor of the St. Joseph the Worker parish of San José, Baggao, and episcopal vicar of Alcala (2005-2011).

Finally, from 2011 up to the present, he has served as pastor and rector of the Santo Niño parish and shrine in San Gabriel, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, director of the biblical apostolate and president of the priests’ assembly of the archdiocese of Tuguegarao.

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