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As Church in Thailand marks 350th anniversary, Vatican cardinal urges faithful to be missionary disciples

May 22, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: The Southeast Asian nation of 68.6 million (map) is now 95% Buddhist and 4% Muslim. During his visit, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, addressed bishops, preached at a Mass in Bangkok marking the anniversary, addressed Catholics from the northern hill tribes, and preached on the responsibility of all the faithful to bear witness to Christ.

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