Taiwanese prelate urges faithful to be bold, change society
Catholic World News - August 16, 2010
Speaking to leaders of the Cursillo movement, Archbishop John Hung Shan-chuan of Taipei, Taiwan, said that lay Catholics should take the initiative, speak out boldly, and change the shape of public discussions. The archbishop expressed regreat that lay Catholics “are seldom seen taking part in social initiatives or making their voices heard on social issues” such as migrant workers’ rights, environmental protection and the abolition of the death penalty.” He also voiced disappointment that priests and nuns from Taiwan do not wear distinctive religious garb when they visit the mainland, for fear of facing public disapproval.
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