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Racy von Trier film, film on radical Catholics, paired in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – Danish director Lars von Trier premiered a “director’s cut” of “Nymphomaniac” at the Berlin film festival on Sunday, but stayed away from the media on a day that also saw the premiere of a film about strict … Continue reading

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Film on radical Catholics, racy von Trier film, paired in Berlin

BERLIN (Reuters) – Films at the extremes of the cinema agenda, one a German-made look at an adolescent girl’s tortured life in a strict Catholic family, the other director Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac”, highlighted day four of the Berlin film … Continue reading

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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 Catholics remember Paracel war martyrs – National Catholic Reporter

National Catholic Reporter Vietnamese Catholics remember Paracel war martyrsNational Catholic ReporterAfter 40 years of near-silence, Catholics and retired government officials have expressed gratitude to former South Vietnam's soldiers who died in the war against the Chinese invasion of the Paracel … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Catholics pray for homeland’s martyrs at St. Helena – CatholicPhilly.com

Vietnamese Catholics pray for homeland's martyrs at St. HelenaCatholicPhilly.comThe martyrs represent hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese, including Andrew Dung-Lac, and missionaries from France and Spain, who were tortured and killed from the 17th to the 19th centuries. They were canonized … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Catholics commemorate 117 martyrs as models of faith – Patheos (blog)

Vietnamese Catholics commemorate 117 martyrs as models of faithPatheos (blog)Remembering their country's martyrs is an imperative for Vietnamese expatriates, Fr. Anthony Le Duc, secretary of the Federation of Vietnamese Catholics in Thailand, told CNA, because they are “shining examples of … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Catholics commemorate 117 martyrs as models of faith – Catholic News Agency

Catholic News Agency Vietnamese Catholics commemorate 117 martyrs as models of faithCatholic News AgencyRemembering their country's martyrs is an imperative for Vietnamese expatriates, Fr. Anthony Le Duc, secretary of the Federation of Vietnamese Catholics in Thailand, told CNA, because they … Continue reading

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Jail terms for Vietnamese Catholics – ChristianToday

Jail terms for Vietnamese CatholicsChristianTodayTwo Vietnamese Catholics whose arrest led to protests last month have been handed jail terms. Nguyen Van Hai, 43, and Ngo Van Khoi, 53, were ordered on Oct. 23 to serve six and seven months, respectively, … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Catholics Jailed Despite Protests – Crossmap

Crossmap Vietnamese Catholics Jailed Despite ProtestsCrossmap8, the Federation of Vietnamese Catholic Mass Media released a statement condemning the government's role in ordering the harsh police response. "The laws of Vietnam have become an effective means for the authorities to use … 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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