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Young people real "hope of the Church in Asia"
the Fifth Asian Youth Day began on November 20, ended yesterday in Cavite (Manila). Over 2000 participants from 22 countries of the continent. The next event in Seoul (South Korea) in 2012.
08/07/2006 PHILIPPINES - ASIAN YOUTH DAY
70 Filipino youth headed for Hong Kong to join Asian Youth Day
The Bishops' Conference of the Philippines has announced the imminent departure of 70 youth to Hong Kong for the fourth Asian Youth Day. This year, the event is expected to draw more than 1000 youth and its focus is: "Youth, Hope of Asian Families."
02/07/2013 PHILIPPINES - VATICAN
Filipino youth at WYD in Rio, "hope" of the Church and society
Hundreds of boys and girls meet will meet Pope Francis in Brazil. A 'official' delegation from the Philippines led by the bishops, but groups of individual communities, institutions and religious organizations are also planned. Bishop of Pasig to young people: "You represent the nation. All of us will be there with you. "
Philippine Catholic families promote daily reading of the Bible
One hundred Catholic families in the archdiocese of Manila meet every weekend to read and comment on passages from the Bible together. The aim is to strengthen the faith and pass it on to their children.
Preaching the Gospel to the communist rebels in the Philippines
Poverty, unemployment and corruption of the military still pushing many farmers to support the rebels of the Communist New People's Army, despite the amnesty of 2007 and integration programs and development offered by the government. A priest calls on the Government to nurture the faith of these people to lead them towards peace.
24/07/2006 THAILAND Asian Youth Day
Young Thais, including a Buddhist, to leave for Asian Youth Day
Some 23 young Thais will attend Asian Youth Day. In view of the event, the Thai Church organised seminars to prepare them. Sessions were held on life, drugs and dialogue. But the greatest challenge seems to be society's unbridled competitiveness.
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