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VIETNAM - VATICAN
Thousands of Catholics greet Mgr Girelli in Tan An
The non-resident nuncio is currently visiting the Mekong Delta region. Greater efforts are needed to achieve a more balanced economic development. For this, people must place their trust in God, be compassionate and love one another in order to build a better and more peaceful world.
First visit to Vietnam by a representative of the Holy See
Bishop Leopoldo Girelli, nuncio to Singapore and non-resident representative to Vietnam, will spend Holy Week in Hanoi. Benedict XVI appointed him on 13 January. His posting is the first concrete result of talks between the Holy See and Vietnam.
Vatican representative travels to Vietnam to support local Catholics
In his second trip to Vietnam, Mgr Girelli tours some of the remotest dioceses in the country to show the faithful the pope’s closeness. During his visit, which is set to end on 18 June, he is urging young Catholics to spread the ideals of the Gospel.
Vietnamese Church with young people, against atheist and materialist "red capitalism"
In the month dedicated to the Rosary, Catholics are encouraged to overcome the logic that looks only at money and material goods. Bishops and priests witnesses of solidarity of the Church towards the marginalized. The faithful celebrating the fourth visit of the papal representative Mgr. Girelli.
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Mgr Girelli tells faithful in Lang Son that we must “know how to choose the best way to follow Jesus”
The nuncio to Vietnam celebrated Palm Sunday, the "big door" that "introduces us to the Holy Week". In the diocese on the border with China, almost all the faithful belong to ethnic minorities.
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The non-resident representative of the Holy See has recently visited the Asian country, encountering different communities. He stressed the courage of the faithful, urging them to follow the example of Abraham "who believed in the love of God." The enthusiasm of Catholics in meeting Pope Francis’s envoy.
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