Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Hanoi archbishop: coadjutor's appointment shows Vatican backing

Catholic World News - April 23, 2010

Countering rumors that the Vatican was acceding to pressure from the Vietnamese government for his removal, Archbishop Jospeh Ngo Quang Kiet of Hanoi said that the appointment of a coadjutor-- Bishop Peter Nguyen Van Nhon, the president of the Vietnamese bishops' conference-- was motivated solely by concerns about his fragile health. "The Holy See has always supported me," the archbishop said.

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 July expenses ($8,498 to go):
$35,000.00 $26,502.43
24% 76%
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!

There are no comments yet for this item.

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

Recent Catholic Commentary

Suffering Christians 2 hours ago
New York Times propaganda piece on fetal-tissue sales 5 hours ago
God the Designer: Yes or No? 8 hours ago
Monday-morning musings July 27
But WHY are these videos so damaging to Planned Parenthood? July 25

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days