Results from Tag: 'vietnam'
The Vietnamese archbishop spent nine years in solitary confinement, but said, “Thanks to God’s help, I have never regretted my destiny.”
“It is amazing that, after so long,” says Father Raphael Nguyen, “God chose me to be a priest to serve him and others, especially the suffering.”
The diocese of Thái Bình currently has 138 priests, who serve about 160,000 Catholics in the provinces of Thái Bình and Hung Yên.
Brother William’s weapons included a scapular, his rosary and a statue of Our Lady of Fatima.
Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen became a refugee after the fall of Saigon, and found welcome in Australia.
President Obama’s recent visit generated goodwill between the two former antagonists, but the communist nation still seems unwilling to allow basic rights.
About 40 youth leaders came together in Bangkok for a March 17-18 retreat with the theme ‘Service in Love.’