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For Tet, Vietnamese Catholics promote solidarity initiatives for the poor and … – AsiaNews.it

For Tet, Vietnamese Catholics promote solidarity initiatives for the poor and …AsiaNews.itHo Chi Minh City (AsiaNews) – The Vietnamese Catholic Church began a three-day celebration to mark the start of the Year of the Horse, holding Masses and moments of … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Jesuits mark 400 years of mission with a solemn Mass – AsiaNews.it

Vietnamese Jesuits mark 400 years of mission with a solemn MassAsiaNews.itHo Chi Minh City (AsiaNews/EDA) – Vietnamese Jesuits are planning to start the Holy Year, on 18 January, to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first Jesuit … Continue reading

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After 50 years, a public memorial Mass for South Vietnamese President Ngo … – AsiaNews.it

After 50 years, a public memorial Mass for South Vietnamese President Ngo …AsiaNews.itFor the first time, Catholics and others attended a memorial service for the president murdered on 2 November 1963 by his generals backed by Washington. A nationalist and … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Catholics pray for the victims of the Philippines earthquake – AsiaNews.it

Philippine Information Agency Vietnamese Catholics pray for the victims of the Philippines earthquakeAsiaNews.itThe president of the Vietnamese Bishops' Conference sends a message of solidarity to his Filipino counterpart. Bishop Bui Van Doc stressed his "pain" over the tragedy and reasserted … Continue reading

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Vietnamese bishops to the faithful : Be witnesses of Christ and defenders of … – AsiaNews.it

Vietnamese bishops to the faithful : Be witnesses of Christ and defenders of …AsiaNews.itHo Chi Minh City (AsiaNews ) – In the final letter at the conclusion of the annual meeting of the Vietnamese bishops' conference , scheduled for the … Continue reading

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Vietnamese educational system, child of communist ideology, needs reform – AsiaNews.it

Vietnamese educational system, child of communist ideology, needs reformAsiaNews.itEducators and teachers ask for "investment" and a "radical change" in mentality. Despite government proclamations, the level of education in the country is still lagging behind. The communist legacy prevails blocking a … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Government and State TV launch fresh attacks on Bishop of Vinh – AsiaNews.it

Vietnamese Government and State TV launch fresh attacks on Bishop of VinhAsiaNews.itA 10 minute report aired last night made slanderous accusations against Msgr. Paul Nguyen Thai Hop and the local Catholic community . The prelate is charged with leading a … Continue reading

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Long An: Vietnamese activists jailed for ‘anti-Chinese protest’ – AsiaNews.it

AFP Long An: Vietnamese activists jailed for 'anti-Chinese protest'AsiaNews.itHo Chi Minh City (AsiaNews/Agencies) – A Vietnamese court has sentenced two student activists, one a Catholic, to between six and eight years in prison for distributing leaflets against China's "imperialist" policies … Continue reading

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Vietnamese intellectuals and Catholics sign a petition for the end to single … – AsiaNews.it

AsiaNews.it Vietnamese intellectuals and Catholics sign a petition for the end to single …AsiaNews.itAt least 800 Vietnamese personalities call for constitutional reform, with the separation of state powers. Appeal joined by Bishop of Vinh and vicar general of Saigon. Bishop … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Diaspora: freedom for unjustly sentenced Catholics – AsiaNews.it

AsiaNews.it Vietnamese Diaspora: freedom for unjustly sentenced CatholicsAsiaNews.itThe Federation of Vietnamese Catholic media points out that "many international organisations including the Human Rights Watch (HRW), the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), Vietnam Human Rights League, Centre for the Vietnamese writers … Continue reading

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