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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...

Priestly Formation, by Bishop Chương a “Thank You” to Holy See and the Pontifical...

Hanoi (AsiaNews) – Bishop Anthony Vũ Huy Chương, Bishop of Dalat and president of the Episcopal Commission for the Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations,...

Vinh, Diocesan Vigil for the Victims of the Formosa Ecological Disaster

Hanoi (AsiaNews) - In response to the appeal by the Justice and Peace Commission, the parishes of the Diocese of Vinh, in the province...

Vietnam Villagers Keep Alive Tradition of Respecting Water

Catechist Gabriel A Kieu is proud of looking after a jar of Easter water placed under the altar in his home. “The jar of Easter...