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  • The call of renewal - Cardinal J.B Pham Minh Man

    The call of renewal - Cardinal J.B Pham Minh Man

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    In regard to deep dimension, it is to renew our hearts, to try to liberate our minds from the confinement of greed, hatred, and delusion, and intrinsic opposition in order that our interior can freely live “the religion of love”, show our brotherhood and mutual support, and make contributions together to common good, to the life and development of human community.

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  • Homélie pour le dimanche 26 février 2012

    Homélie pour le dimanche 26 février 2012

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Nous aussi nous connaissons ce désert, cette nuit, cette solitude au moment de toute décision, face à notre conscience, face à nous-même, parfois avec l'impression d'un grand silence de la part de Dieu, parce que nous n'avons pas mémoire de la Parole qu'il nous a adressée par Jésus-Christ.

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  • Buddhists around the world

    Buddhists around the world

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The statistics found in nearly all encyclopedias and almanacs place the number of Buddhists at approximately 500 million. This figure completely ignores over one billion Chinese people who live in the People's Republic of China. China is officially communist (although many free market conditions are already in place) and does not keep records on religion statistics of adherents...

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  • Caodaism: A brief History and Philosophy (1) - Christopher Hartney

    Caodaism: A brief History and Philosophy (1) - Christopher Hartney

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Initially, I would like to provide a brief historical account of Caodaism leaving to one side issues of morality, ethics and lifestyle which are better explained by my travelling companions. Secondly I would like to speak of Caodaism as a manifestation of monotheism in the East and explain methods of revelation as a way of contrasting this faith with that of the prophetic tradition of the West

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  • Overview of Hoa Hao Buddhism

    Overview of Hoa Hao Buddhism

    12/7/2020 9:11:34 AM

    The estimated total number of Hoa Hao followers is over two million people representing more than one third the population of the Western Area, or 10 percent of the population of South Vietnam (prior to 1975). In provinces like Chau Doc, An Giang, Kien Phong, and Sa-Dec, Hoa Hao Buddhists account for 90 percent of the population. In other provinces, this proportion varies from 10 to 60 percent.

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  • Mandarins and Martyrs: The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam

    Mandarins and Martyrs: The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    his book examines the rise of anti-Catholic hostility in early nineteenth-century Vietnam under the Nguyen dynasty. French missionaries have long been blamed for the destabilization of dynastic Vietnam and the anti-Catholic violence that preceded the French invasion in 1858.

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  • Number of Orthodox Christians worldwide

    Number of Orthodox Christians worldwide

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The most common estimates of the number of Orthodox Christians worldwide is approximately 225-300 million individuals. Other estimates such as in The Encyclopedia of the Developing World[2] places the number of overall Orthodox worshippers in 1996 at 182 million individuals, including the following breakdown:...

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  • Eastern Orthodox Church

    Eastern Orthodox Church

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Orthodox Church is one of the three main Christian groups (the others being Roman Catholic and Protestant). Around 200 million people follow the Orthodox tradition.

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  • ``Whatever you did not do for one of these little ones, you did not do for me``

    "Whatever you did not do for one of these little ones, you did not do for me"

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Saint John of the Cross says: "At dusk your love will be tested. Do learn to love God as He wants to be loved and forsake your own condition". For, not making something you ought to do, in the service of the other sons of God, our own brothers, means to deprive Christ of these details of due love: sins of omission.

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  • Assisi 2011: An Interview with Maria Voce

    Assisi 2011: An Interview with Maria Voce

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The president of the Focolare Movement was present beside Benedict XVI, with representatives of the Christian Churches, the Jewish world, the faithful of other religions and those without a particular faith. We ask her two questions regarding her opinion on the event.

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  • Maria Voce in Asia: in dialogue with Buddhists in Japan and Thailand

    Maria Voce in Asia: in dialogue with Buddhists in Japan and Thailand

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Focolare President is beginning the new year with her first trip to Asia, to visit Focolare communities. A special focus will be interfaith encounters, continuing the work of Chiara Lubich. The trip has the Pope’s blessing

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  • Rencontre des religions pour la paix à Paris

    Rencontre des religions pour la paix à Paris

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Extraits des discours prononcés le jeudi 27 octobre 2011 sur la place des Droits de l’Homme, parvis du Trocadéro, à Paris durant la Rencontre des religions pour la Paix avec les responsables des grandes religions en France à l’occasion des vingt-cinq ans de la rencontre des grandes religions à Assise en 1986.

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  • ``Lord, Teach us how to pray``

    "Lord, Teach us how to pray"

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Prayer is the heart of the life of the Community of Sant'Egidio and is its absolute priority. At the end of the day, every the Community of Sant'Egidio, large or small, gathers around the Lord to listen to his Word. The Word of God and the prayer are, in fact, the very basis of the whole life of the Community. The disciples cannot do other than remain at the feet of Jesus, as did Mary of Bethany, to receive his love and learn his ways (Phil. 2:5).

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  • Prière du soignant selon mère Teresa

    Prière du soignant selon mère Teresa

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Tu m’as choisi pour Te servir, Te soulager et te soigner dans les plus pauvres, Atteints et diminués dans leur corps, leur coeur et leur esprit. Fais moi prendre pleinement conscience du privilège qui est le mien d’être à ton service.

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  • Christian self-understanding in the context of indigenous religions

    Christian self-understanding in the context of indigenous religions

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    These included the Christian understanding of God; Land/Creation; Christology; Scripture; Justice; Church; Mission; Prayer and Spirituality. Through a mixture of sharing of experiences, presentation of short papers and discussion we offered a number of insights and challenges for Christian self understanding in relation to each of these themes.

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  • Kim Long Charity Clinic - Hue

    Kim Long Charity Clinic - Hue

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Kim Long Charity Clinic has the aim of increasing access to health care in the Hue and Thua Thien Province to help the underprivileged to improve their health conditions.

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  • Prayer for Doctors and Nurses

    Prayer for Doctors and Nurses

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    In occasion of Vietnamese Doctor's Day 27 February, together we pray for them, our doctors and nurses and all those whom you have called to study and practice the arts of healing the sick and the prevention of disease and pain.

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  • ``When you pray, do not use a lot of words; your Father knows what you need``

    "When you pray, do not use a lot of words; your Father knows what you need"

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, Jesus —the Son of God— teaches us how to behave like a son of God. A first aspect is our trust and the confidence we should have when we talk to him. But our Lord warns us: «When you pray, do not use a lot of words» (Mt 6:7).

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  • What is the Qur`an about?

    What is the Qur'an about?

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Qur'an was revealed to Muhammad in Arabic only. So, any Quranic translation, either in English or any other language, is neither a Quran, nor a version of the Quran, but rather it is only a translation of the meaning of the Quran.

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  • Le ``Minh Ly``

    Le "Minh Ly"

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Depuis 1922, l'Être Suprême a guidé ces débutants dans la voie spirituelle. A ces premiers jours, les fondateurs du « Minh Ly » comprenaient 6 personnes: Nguyên Van Miêt (Minh Thiên), Nguyên Van Xung (Minh Giao), Lê Van Ngoc (Minh Truyên), Vo Van Thanh (My Truc), Nguyên Van Dê (Minh dao), Âu Kiêt Lâm (Âu Minh Chanh).

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  • Minh Ly sect receives legal status

    Minh Ly sect receives legal status

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    HCM CITY — The Minh Ly Dao – Tam Tong Mieu (Minh Ly sect under the Three-Religion Temple) has received official permission to practise their religious rites.

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  • Creating Religious Dialogue in Bangladesh

    Creating Religious Dialogue in Bangladesh

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    I listed the major philosophical questions we would tackle, and among them included “the relationship between religion and science.” At the end of the class, by popular demand, the students asked to start with this topic. I began teaching with much trepidation.

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  • Art not for art`s sake, but to the glory of God

    Art not for art's sake, but to the glory of God

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The aesthetic sense in Judaism reflects a healthy skepticism about appearances, even while it advocates beauty and purity.

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  • The Value of the Tao

    The Value of the Tao

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    What makes the Tao so special? Authentic traditions of the Tao emphasize practical teachings that anyone can follow, so we cannot stop at simplistic slogans like “the Tao is priceless.” We also cannot avoid answering the question with glib statements like “the specialness of the Tao cannot be expressed with words.”

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  • What is Confucianism?

    What is Confucianism?

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Confucianism, the philosophical system founded on the teaching of Confucius (551–479 B.C.), dominated the sociopolitical life of China for most of that country's history and largely influenced the cultures of Korea, Japan, and Indochina.

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  • Holy See and Vietnam begin third round of talks

    Holy See and Vietnam begin third round of talks

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The Joint Working Group of the Holy See and Vietnam began the third round of talks in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Monday to study the possibility of establishing diplomatic relations between them.

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  • Confucianism in Vietnam

    Confucianism in Vietnam

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The influence of Confucianism on Vietnam was tenacious because it was rooted in the country's educational system until the 20th century. (Education consisted of a study of the Confucian classics and ethics.)

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  • ``As Jonah became a sign for the people of Nineveh, so will the Son of Man be a s

    "As Jonah became a sign for the people of Nineveh, so will the Son of Man be a s

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    The sign that Jesus would give to the “evil people” of every generation is the sign of his death and resurrection. His death, freely accepted, is the sign of God's incredible love for us: Jesus gave his life to save our own. His resurrection from the dead is the sign of his divine power. This is the most powerful and moving sign ever given.

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  • An overview of Hinduism

    An overview of Hinduism

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Hinduism differs from Christianity and other monotheistic religions in that it does not have: a single founder, a specific theological system, a single concept of deity, a single holy text, a single system of morality,

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  • ``For everyone who asks, receives...`` - Thursday I of Lent

    "For everyone who asks, receives..." - Thursday I of Lent

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Today, Jesus reminds us of the need and power of prayer. We cannot understand our Christian life without being related to God, and in this relation, prayer takes a central place.

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