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Vietnam’s newest theological institute kicks off courses in September
Students can apply before 5 July for admission test to either biblical or dogmatic theology. Preparations for the new facility are well underway. This is unusual in a Communist nation where Church educational activities have always been hampered.
28/04/2008 VIET NAM
In Ho Chi Minh City 5,000 AIDS patients get help from the Church
Despite discrimination by government authorities, priests, men and women religious and lay Catholics share in the important commitment made by Card Pham Minh Man.
23/01/2007 VIETNAM – VATICAN
Diplomatic relations should not face obstacles anymore, says Card Pham Minh Man
Speaking to AsiaNews, the archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City talks about his meeting with Vietnam’s president and their discussion about religious freedom and the Church’s role in the country’s development, especially in the areas of education and health care.
After the “great turmoil” comes the joy of an auxiliary bishop, Monsignor Kiet says
In a letter to the faithful, the archbishop of Hanoi highlights the statement by the Bishops’ Council on “frank and direct” dialogue and prayer. There are fears that attacks against the prelate by Hanoi mayor, “rising star’ in Vietnam’ politics, will continue.
In Ho Chi Minh City calls for justice and prayer for those who “persecute us”
About 7,000 people take part in a prayer vigil during which participants express communion with Hanoi Catholics, victims of a vicious attack by city authorities and the Communist Party. A “drastic action” against the Catholic community is feared.
31/03/2006 JOHN PAUL II VIETNAM
John Paul II, a "tireless messenger of the word of God, says Card Pham Minh Man
The Gospel values the late Pope preached everywhere helped Vietnamese society develop in a stable manner, the archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City tells AsiaNews.
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