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Daska Catholics celebrate Lahore Archdiocese Jubilee
As part of the 125th anniversary celebrations, a local Catholic community promotes a Eucharistic function celebrated by Mgr Shaw, the archdiocese's apostolic administrator. A candle is passed on to symbolise new evangelisation. The prelate stresses that the Jubilee year is a time of "liberation." Despite violence and persecution, hope is at the core of his message.
Church ends Jubilee wanting to "be more involved" in the life of Vietnam
Over 500 thousand faithful at the closing ceremony at the Shrine of La Vang. Throughout history, Catholics have made a significant contribution in bringing values to thecountry's culture such as respect for life and human dignity. Now they want to continue to work together in dialogue and mutual respect.
Christmas amid inter-faith understanding and terror risks
The Bishop of Faisalabad, Mgr Joseph Coutts, told AsiaNews that despite discrimination suffered by the Christian community, festivities never fail to re-ignite a spirit of inter-faith coexistence. In Lahore, however, there is a high risk of attacks on churches.
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Jubilee of students in Lahore: Be peaceful channels against the scourge of terrorism
Students from two Catholic high schools take part in Jubilee Mass with parents and teachers. For principal, “Young people are compassionate by nature,” and adults “should stimulate their interest towards others" in the Year of Jubilee.
Pakistan Church inaugurates Year of the Bible, challenge for all the faithful
The occasion of the initiative is the Jubilee of the first translation of the sacred text into Urdu. The bishops call upon parishes to create biblical courses and seminars, and ask priests to pay "special attention" to their homilies.
Preparations for the jubilee of the Vietnamese Church
The opening ceremony will be held November 23 in So Kien. The archbishop of Hanoi, Mgr. Kiet, in an interview says they expect 30 cardinals and bishops, 4 thousand priests and 100 thousand faithful. 200 trumpet players from the Diocese of Bui Chu and 200 drummers from that of Thai Binh, a great race of 750 items from Thanh Hoa, Hung Hoa and Lang Son.
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