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Cardinal Pham Dinh Tung, a model for all Vietnamese
At least 30,000 people from all over Vietnam and from abroad attended his funeral. Many montagnards arrived the day before, sleeping in the open air or in makeshift shelters, to say goodbye to the man they call "our father" and "the pillar of Vietnam."
PIME superior in Manila: "Cardinal Sin: a man full of joy and resolve"
Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus: we need the pope's voice of truth
On the occasion of Benedict XVI's birthday, representatives of various religions in Bangladesh pledge their prayers "for his life and ministry." The venerable Dhirbangsha Bikkhu, a Buddhist monk: "we want to see the pope in our midst, his presence will bring peace and happiness to the nation."
Vietnamese Catholics' duty to pray and protect life this Lent
The future of mission in Vietnam is the protection of the human being from conception. And an invitation to promote initiatives for the weaker sections of the population, including teh poor and children. Cardinal of Ho Chi Minh City: preparation for Easter "propitious time to renew our faith."
A Lent of mission for Catholics of Ho Chi Minh City
Building communion, collaborating to bring the Good News to all, the theme chosen for this period. Through pastoral activities, the faithful expressed the spirit of charity for people living in their communities.
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Pope: peace and security in the Holy Land for Jews, Palestinians, and Christians
Receiving the new Israeli ambassador, Benedict XVI speaks of the 60th anniversary of the Jewish state, and asks that Palestinians be given the freedom to manage their legitimate affairs. Preoccupation over the emigration of Christians, and the hope for a rapid conclusion of negotiations on the status of the Catholic Church.
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