Cardinal urges Vietnamese to testify to late prelate’s holiness
Catholic World News - January 05, 2012
The cardinal archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City is urging Catholics who knew Cardinal Francois Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan (1928-2002) to testify to his holiness when a Vatican delegation for his beatification cause visits the Communist nation in March.
“I would like to invite you all to fervently pray for our beloved cardinal’s beatification and canonization process to be completed soon,” added Cardinal Jean Baptiste Pham Minh Man.
Imprisoned for 13 years, Cardinal Nguyen Van Thuan served as coadjutor archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) from 1975 to 1994 and as president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace from 1998 until his death.
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 ($193 to go):
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!