VietCatholic Weekly News for young Catholics 15-22/01/2012
1. On 22nd Of January, Pope Benedicts 16 met with Kiko who is the founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, the other international leaders Carmen Hernandez and Mario Pezzi. Also in attendance were 5 cardinals and 50 bishops. During the meeting, the Pope announced that 18 Neocatechumenal families would be sent to places that have been 'dechristianized'.
2. In the audience with 70 representatives of the Almo Collegio Capranica, a seminary from the diocese of Rome that has 555 years of history, Pope Benedict 16 called for seminarians support for the new evangelization.
3. During the meeting with American bishops during their ad limina visit, Pope Benedict spoke to them on politics, secularism, and Christian culture expressing his concerns over hostility toward Christianity in US.
4. Benedict XVI spoke about the unity of Christians during the general audience in the Vatican's Paul VI Audience Hall on Wedneday 18. It marked the beginning of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, a worldwide fellowship of over 300 Churches that try to find a common witness.
Video: Ecumenical Stations of the Cross in Bayswater, Perth, Western Australia
Video: Religious freedom for Vietnam - Bishop Hilton Deakin and Murray Thompson MP
Video: Bishop Vincent Long Nguyen on the injustices and repression against the Church by Vietnamese government
Video: Petitions of Vietnamese - Australian Catholics at the Candlelight Vigil at Parliament House Victoria, Australia
Press Release: On the abuse of social media system, police and gangs by the communist government of Vietnam against Thai Ha Parish
|The Federation of Vietnamese Catholic Mass Media|
Video: Hanoi Redemptorist Monastery attacked in broad day light
Video: The History of the World Youth Day
|Presented by Cardinal Stanisław Ryłko|
Philippines: L’Eglise catholique lance un jeu vidéo d’évangélisation pour les adolescents
Video: Crimes against their own people
Video: Update on the current persecution against the Catholic Church in Vietnam
|J.B. An Dang|
Video: On continual harassments against the lawyer representing Thai Ha Catholic defendants
Video: Update on the current persecution against the Catholic Church
Video: Special report on the appeal trial
Video report: Thai Ha's Catholics to be re-tried amidst campaigns of intimidation and defamation
Video: Catholic Church in Vietnam: 2008 – Year of Persecutions
|J.B. An Dang|
Film: The return of the Boat People (Media Released)
Video cameras, surveillance, paid demonstrations to intimidate the archbishop of Hanoi
Video: Catholics protest Hanoi park on 'church land'
|France 24 Exclusive|
WYD Catechesis: The Holy Spirit, the Soul of the Church
|+ Bishop Joseph Vũ Văn Thiên|