Holy See and Vietnam agree to upgrade diplomatic relations ‘in the near future’
December 20, 2018
CWN Editor's Note: The Communist nation of 96 million is 6% Catholic. Under the proposal, the Pope will have a representative to Vietnam who will reside in Hanoi; currently, Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, the apostolic nuncio to Israel and Cyprus, serves as the non-residential pontifical representative for Vietnam.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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