Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Taiwan’s bishops urge faithful to pray Liturgy of the Hours, study Catechism

Catholic World News - January 04, 2012

The bishops of Taiwan issued a pastoral letter on January 1 to help the nation’s Catholics prepare for the upcoming Year of Faith.

The bishops exhorted priests to offer Mass with care and urged the lay faithful to participate in Mass and Eucharistic adoration, pray the Liturgy of the Hours, and study the Catechism of the Catholic Church. In addition, the bishops urged parishes to develop evangelization projects.

Only 1.3% of the nation’s 23.3 million people are Catholic, according to Vatican statistics; 93% are Buddhist or Taoist.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our March expenses ($33,366 to go):
$35,000.00 $1,634.25
95% 5%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: stpetric - Jan. 04, 2012 9:31 PM ET USA

    Celebrate the Mass with care... Pray the Liturgy of the Hours... Study the Catechism... I love it!

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Church Fathers: Introduction to the Greek Apologists March 1
Ad Imaginem Dei: a gem of a blog on Christian art February 28
The Complexities of Persecution February 27
Ukraine: A great lesson in thinking like a Catholic. February 27
Notre Dame has lost two contrasting giants February 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5