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Cause moves forward for beatification of Vietnamese prelate

March 20, 2012

A Vatican delegation will visit Vietnam next week to collect testimony regarding the cause for beatification of the late Cardinal Francois-Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan.

The Vietnamese prelate, who serving 13 years in prison camps in his native land, was president of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace from 1998 until his death in 2002. A cause for his beatification was opened in October 2010.


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