Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin comments on the institution of a Pontifical Resident Representative in Vietnam, affirming both parties' intention to continue to work together "under the sign of mutual respect and mutual trust."
A communiqué released by the Holy See Press Office announces that the Holy See and Viet Nam have reached a definitive agreement for the Vatican to have a Resident Papal Representative in Hanoi.
Delegations from the Holy See and Viet Nam had a “broad and deep exchange of view on Viet Nam – Holy See relations, including issues related to the Catholic Church in Viet Nam,” according to a press release on the 10th Meeting of the Viet Nam – Holy See Joint Working Group, which took place on Friday.
Burials in Xuan Loc diocese were to 'apologize to unborn babies for the pain and suffering they endured'
Part of the Spratlys, Taiping Island is claimed by both countries, as well as mainland China and the Philippines. Vietnam is irked by Taiwan’s live-fire drill in waters around the island. Vietnam usually clashes with mainland China over sovereign rights in the South China Sea.
In a meeting in Hanoi this week the Vietnam – Holy See Joint Working Group consolidated the relations between the two States and agreed to continue to strengthen fruitful dialogue and mutual trust.
Hochiminh City, one of Vietnam’s biggest cities, was hit by a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections in the late April. The city recorded 166 local transmitted cases, the highest daily total since on Monday 21 June 2021, the highest daily total since the start of the outbreak.
As Vietnam battles its worst surge in the Covid-19 pandemic, Vinh Diocese has been blessed with an abundance of priestly vocations, many of whom will be serving in other territories of the nation.
Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon on Sunday raised his voice once more against brutal force and killing by Myanmar's security forces as the country saw its bloodiest day to date with 38 dead.
Religious sisters in Vietnam refuse to give up their mission of helping people afflicted by Hansen's disease (also known as leprosy), despite the closure of a leprosarium in 2012 to make way for a seaside resort.
In a little over a month, Vietnam's central region has been battered by 7 tropical storms and typhoons, causing widespread floods and landslides that killed more than 200 people.
Ethnic group passes down religious beliefs to younger generations amid restrictions and absence of priests
A two-year pilot program effective from February 1 allows visitors from 40 countries to apply and receive Vietnamese visas via the Internet.
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