Tag Archives: Vietnam

The embattled Church in Eastern Asia

News from the embattled Church in Eastern Asia.  First, this from CWN with my emphases:
Cardinal Zen rips Beijing’s bid to control Catholic Church
July 26, 2011
Cardinal Joseph Zen has denounced the “preposterous and ridiculous” efforts by the Chinese government to exert … Continue reading

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The story of a Vietnamese priest

Could it be that we are heading for something like this, even in our lifetime?
Here is a story from CNA with my emphases.
The desperate plight of Catholics in Vietnam – one priest’s story
By Alan Holdren and David Kerr
Rome, Italy, Jul … Continue reading

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Vietnamese blogger arrested for challenging media distortions of Pope’s speech

What will happen in this regard worldwide, I wonder?
From CNA:
Vietnamese blogger arrested for challenging media distortions of Pope’s speech
Hanoi, Vietnam, Sep 1, 2009 / 02:56 am (CNA).- A blogger who was defending the Church against the state media’s distortions of … Continue reading

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