James Chan Soon Cheong

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His Excellency

James Chan Soon Cheong

D.D
Bishop Emeritus of Malacca-Johor
DioceseMalacca-Johor
Installed8 June 1973
Term ended10 December 2001
PredecessorMichel Olçomendy
SuccessorPaul Tan Chee Ing, SJ
Orders
Ordination9 August 1959
Consecration8 June 1973
Personal details
Born (1926-07-26) 26 July 1926 (age 93)
Selama, Perak, Malaysia
NationalityMalaysian
DenominationRoman Catholic
Coat of armsJames Chan Soon Cheong's coat of arms
James Chan Soon Cheong
Traditional Chinese曾順祥
Simplified Chinese曾顺祥
Hanyu PinyinZéng Shùnxiáng
Hokkien POJChan Sūnsiông

Bishop James Chan Soon Cheong, D.D. (曾顺祥;[1] born 26 July 1926 in Selama, Perak) was ordained a priest on 9 August 1959. He was appointed Bishop of Melaka-Johor[2] on 22 December 1972. His episcopal ordination took place on 8 June 1973. He retired at the age of 75 years on 10 December 2001.

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  1. ^ 林其坤 (10 May 2015). "常跑第一、選擇最好 懷念周紫明修女". Catholic Weekly. Retrieved 18 August 2017. 殯葬禮儀於3月16日在麻六甲聖德肋撒天主堂舉行,主祭是黃來發神父、甲柔教區榮休主教曾順祥與余日中、姚佳祝、鄧英偉、王安當、黃大華、李益興及陳億賜7位神父共祭,參與的教眾異常踴躍。
  2. ^ Almanack 1984. J. Whitaker & Sons. 1984. p. 501. ISBN 978-0-85021-142-9.