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Churches in Vietnam, Japan to jointly care for migrants

05/10/2017 13:09

As the migrant crisis is escalating all over the world the Church in Vietnam and Japan is working to collaborate on how to best provide pastoral care and social benefits to the increasing number of migrant workers in their own countries.

 

Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli (C) Vatican's non-resident representative to Vietnam greeting Catholics in Hanoi at Easter in 2011.

Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli (C) Vatican's non-resident representative to Vietnam greeting Catholics in Hanoi at Easter in 2011.

Vatican envoy calls on Vietnam to respect religious freedom ‎

18/08/2017 16:12

Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli assured Vietnam authorities tha the church is something positive, not a problem. 

 

Prominent Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (L), has been sentenced to 10 year in jail.

Prominent Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh (L), has been sentenced to 10 year in jail.

Vietnamese court condemns Catholic blogger to 10 years in jail

30/06/2017 11:15

Mary Magdelene Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh has written about human rights, civilian deaths in police custody and Vietnam's environmental disasters.

 

Vietnamese social activist La Viet Dung speaking at a coffee shop in Hanoi.

Vietnamese social activist La Viet Dung speaking at a coffee shop in Hanoi.

Rights group condemns attacks on Vietnamese activists

19/06/2017 14:04

In a report, Human Rights Watch has highlighted 36 attacks on rights activists and bloggers carried out with apparent impunity. 

 

Bishop Emmanuel Nguyen Hong Son is the new bishop of Ba Ria, Vietnam.

Bishop Emmanuel Nguyen Hong Son is the new bishop of Ba Ria, Vietnam.

New Bishop succeeds in Ba Ria Diocese, Vietnam

06/05/2017 12:53

Coadjutor Bishop Emmanuel Nguyen Hong Son has succeeded Bishop Thomas Nguyen Van Tram to the Diocese od Ba Ria Diocese, Vietnam

 

 Pope Francis poses with President of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang, during a private audience in the Vatican

Pope Francis poses with President of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang, during a private audience in the Vatican

Pope meets Vietnamese president in private audience

23/11/2016 18:55

Pope Francis met with the President of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang, in a private audience on Wednesday