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Bangkok, Feast of the youth, under the banner of joy
Since 1985 the National Youth Day has been celebrated in Thailand. In a message, the bishops urge young people to be missionaries to their peers and to those who have abandoned the faith. The educational project of a Buddhist Abbot.
Year of Faith: card Kitbunchu calls on Catholics to open doors to Christ
Bangkok's archbishop emeritus presided over the celebrations in lieu of Mgr Kovidhavanit, who is in Rome for the synod. He urged participants to recite the Rosary and the Creed according to the intentions of the Thai Church. He mentioned the Blessed Fr Nicholas Boonkerd Kitbamrung, a true witness to the faith. The celebration was broadcast live via webcam on a Catholic website.
Religions and ethics, essential values for young people
The 'Week of Religion and Ethics' underway in Bangkok promotes religious awareness and inter-faith dialogue.
Youth as an "evangelizing force"
Cardinal Kitbunchu closed the Year of the Eucharist and inaugurated the Year of Evangelization. To youth present at the ceremony, his words were: "Faith may bring difficulties, but the true disciple helps Christ to carry the cross."
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Thai Catholics start reconstruction after the tsunami
Surat Thani Bishop has a plan to help the population. Men and women religious are providing help to the victims, especially the children, and aid in restarting the local economy.
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