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Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei

Cardinal Cornelius Sim
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Cardinal Cornelius Sim
11 Jln. Kumbang Pasang P.O Box 527, Bandar Seri Begawan, BS 8671, Brunei Darussalam
(673) 222-2261
Fax :(673) 222-2261
[email protected]

Born on September 16, 1951, in Seria, Cardinal Cornelius Sim was ordained Brunei's first local priest on November 26, 1989, on the feast of Christ the King.

He was ordained by Bishop Anthony Lee Kok Hin of Miri (Malaysia) in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Seria.

Cardinal Sim was installed as the Prefect of the Apostolic Vicariate of Brunei Darussalam on February 23, 1998, and was appointed the Vicar Apostolic of Brunei on October 20, 2004.

His episcopal ordination was on January 21, 2005. On 28 Nov. 2020, Pope Francis elevated Bishop Cornelius Sim to Cardinal.

Cardinal Sim died following a cardiac arrest on May 29, 2021 at a hospital in Taiwan where he underwent treatment for cancer.
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