» 03/16/2005, 00.00
Far from high tech gizmos, Thai Catholics celebrate Lent
The faithful comein large numbers toa spiritual retreat organised by the Archdiocese of Bangkok. Similar events involving Protestants and Muslims are planned for the rest of year.
Social justice is the guiding theme of Thai Catholics Lent
In his message Mgr. Chaiyara launches an invitation to use that time to reflect on "union with God" which is seen in the search for privileges, the destruction of human dignity, the waste of natural resources, lack of respect for different cultures.
Carmelite nuns pray surrounded by Bangkok's hectic urban life
Christian women pray for their rights
Women from five Christian denominations meet for the first time for World Day of Prayer.
Lent in Thailand: prayer, social commitment, and inter-faith harmony
Throughout the Lenten period, Thailand's 300,000 Catholics "follow the directions of the Church while seeking, each in his own way, to help Jesus carry his Cross".
On Easter night 25 new Christians to join the faith
Cardinal Kitbunchu will welcome the catechumens into the Church.
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