“The daughters of the Good Shepherd have to imitate the Good Shepherd. They are to be the Shepherds who are unwilling to let the sheep’s lives suffer. The good shepherds give their lives not to lose the lives of the sheep,” Bishop Maurice Nyunt Wai said.
“Our life is a dialogue with the poor, and I think, and I believe that that's the only way or the only measure I have of my fidelity as a bishop. If as a bishop I live in this dialogue with the poor, it won't be challenging in our diocese,” Bishop Marcelino Antonio Malabanan Maralit explained.
Archbishop Joseph Powathil (92), Emeritus of Changanacherry Syro-Malabar Archeparchy, passed away on Saturday 18 March 2023. He was the former President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India and Kerala Catholic Bishops' Conference.
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Convenor of the FABC 50 General Conference, released the Bangkok document and described it as a spiritual document, which is the fruit of prayer, discernment, and spiritual conversation.”
The conference suggested that the priority of the church should be to welcome, protect, promote, and integrate the migrants into the mainstream of society, making them feel that they are one of them and they can live in dignity and freedom.
"I prayed, and I asked God if it was really His will that I would be a bishop. I was hesitant to accept the appointment, he said, adding that “I asked God if it was really what He wanted for me," Bishop Junie
“Monsignor Nerius U Maung Maung is a person who fosters the promotion of vocation. He valued his priestly life. He enjoyed his prayer life and spiritual exercises,” Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon Archdiocese said.
The fund will “go to supporting Christian families in Aleppo made homeless by the earthquake” and “to cover the costs of the rent payments for the provisional flats while their houses are uninhabitable.”
Monsignor Joseph Soosay is the first priest from the Mawlamyine diocese in Myanmar to receive the ‘Monsignor’ title and the ceremony was held together with his golden jubilee of priestly ordination in Mawlamyine Diocesan Center, Myanmar, on March 1.
The primary goal of these team visits is to evaluate how well the recommendations from the 28th General Chapter have been implemented and to plan for the development of the Salesian Mission among young people in the area.