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Vietnam Frees, Exiles Jailed Christian Human Rights Lawyer

A Christian human rights lawyer sentenced to 15 years in prison in April has been released from jail and put on a flight to...

Jubilee of the Vietnamese Martyrs: a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam has just announced that the 30th anniversary of the canonization of 117 Vietnamese martyrs will be celebrated starting...

Worldwide Number of Catholics Grows to 1.4 billion

Vatican City (AsiaNews) – The number of Catholics worldwide is growing - there are almost 1.4 billion - the number of bishops is growing...

New Vatican Envoy Named to Vietnam and Singapore

A Polish diplomat has been appointed as Vatican envoy to Vietnam and Singapore, ending the two countries’ eight-month vacancies. On May 21, Pope Francis named...

Priest, Rights Activist Barred from Leaving Vietnam

A Catholic female rights’ activist and a priest have accused the Vietnamese government of breaking undertakings by blocking them from traveling abroad. On May 16,...

Church Trains Vietnam’s Hmong to Preserve Their Language

A diocese in northwest Vietnam has launched a language course for ethnic Hmong Catholics to increase evangelization work and preserve their old writing created by foreign...

Vietnamese Minorities to End Long Wait for Church

Hundreds of Catholics from ethnic minorities have started to build a church in northwest Vietnam’s remote mountainous area after suffering religious restrictions for nearly...

Catholic Students Bring Joy to Hmong in Vietnam

Youngsters from Hanoi colleges visit underprivileged ethnic minority in remote area and ‘share Christ’s love’ Catholic students have shown solidarity with Hmong villagers in northwest...

Jubilee Marking the Canonisation of Vietnamese Martyrs to Open on June 19

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam (CBCV) has just announced that the 30th anniversary of the canonisation of 117 martyrs will be celebrated starting...

French Missionaries ‘Sow Good Seeds’ in Vietnam

Church leaders in Vietnam paid tribute to a French religious society for helping hundreds of local clergy over the past 25 years. Archbishop Joseph Nguyen...