Hanoi's archbishop to resign: a concession to government?
Catholic World News - May 11, 2010
Archbishop Joseph Ngo Quang Kiet will resign, just days after the installation of a coadjutor archbishop for the Hanoi archdiocese, the AsiaNews service reports.
The archbishop's resignation would strongly reinforce the fears of Vietnamese Catholic activists that the appointment of the coadjutor, Bishop Peter Nguyen Van Nhon, was a concession to the country's government, which had demanded the removal of Archbishop Kiet after a series of public disputes over government seizures of church properties.
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 September expenses ($33,448 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!