» 05/15/2017, 14.03
VIETNAM – VATICAN
Joseph Nguyen Hung
For the Vietnamese, Card Văn Thuận’s sainthood also includes his commitment to the Church's social doctrine
The future Blessed laid the bases for the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church when he was president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace. A club in Hanoi inspired by him spreads the doctrine and collects books through a ‘Bookcase of hope’ to encourage young people to read in every parish and engage in charity and mission.
04/05/2017 20:04:00 VATICAN – VIETNAM
Pope acknowledges the "heroic virtues" of Cardinal Van Thuân, witness of hope
After 13 years in prison without trail, under harsh conditions, he was the "witness of hope", a theme to which he dedicated thoughts and writings. John Paul II said he spent a life “in coherent and heroic adherence to one's vocation", whilst Benedict XVI quoted him twice in Spe Salvi.
Card Văn Thuận continues to teach fellow Vietnamese about 'The Road to Hope'
The prelate’s beatification process continues. After visiting France, Germany, United States and Australia, a delegation from the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace will be in Vietnam on 23 March-9 April to hear witnesses.
26/03/2012 VIETNAM - VATICAN
Beatification of Card. Văn Thuận: Hanoi revokes visa of Vatican Commission
The Holy See delegation was due to travel to the country. The Embassy to Italy has canceled the permits, disappointment among Catholics in Vietnam. Faithful denounce the blatant violation of religious freedom. But there is "hope", as witnessed by the cardinal who spent 13 years of his life in prison without trial.
Bishops deny president’s statement about Fr Nguyễn văn Lý’s trial
Vietnamese president said Bishops’ Conference and the Vatican “agreed with us” about the legal proceedings against the priest. That, said the Conference’s chairman, “does not correspond to the truth.”
27/09/2013 VIETNAM - VATICAN
Saigon : Thousands pay tribute to memory of future blessed Card. Văn Thuận
11 years after his death , Ho Chi Minh City hosts a solemn ceremony in memory of the Vietnamese cardinal . The prelate "practiced the Catholic virtues in a heroic way" and is an example for today's faithful , who suffer persecution. Projection of images of his life ahead of Mass.
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®