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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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Apostolic Prefecture of Yueyang

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The Apostolic Prefecture of Yueyang was established on May 7, 1931. It is situated in the Hunan province of central China. 

It directly functioning under the Vatican’s Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. 

The diocese shares its border with the mother diocese Changde and Diocese of Puqi, Archdioceses of Nanchang and Changsha and Apostolic Prefecture of Lixian.

The diocese has been vacant. However an apostolic administrator was appointed in 2012.

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