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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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Msgr. A. Amirthasamy

Bishop's House, P. B. No. 3,
Kumbakonam 612 001, India

Phone: 91 0435 2432232, 2421525

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Fr. S. Joseph Arokiaraj

Phone: 91 0435 2421069

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Fr. P. Singarayar

Phone: 91 0435 2402388

Secretary to the Bishop

Fr. S. Arun Patrick Xavier

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