Bishop Joseph Nguyen Tan Tuoc of Phu Cuong diocese urged eleven newly ordained Jesuit priests to be living gospels for the salvation of God’s people in Vietnam on December 3. The bishop ordained the eleven Jesuit deacons to priests at St. Joseph Jesuit Scholasticate in Thu Duc, Vietnam, on the feast of St. Francis Xavier.
Most kidney patients in Vietnam gather in the nation's big cities for medical care, as other places lack specialized equipment. Catholic sisters lead efforts to ease the patients' loneliness and financial burdens.
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen has requested the Ministry of National Defence and relevant parties to consider the repatriation from Vietnam of the remains of 49 Cambodian National Salvation soldiers who have lost their lives in the cause of national liberation from the Pol Pot genocidal regime.
Responding to the invitation of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam to help people affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the parish of Hai Duong set up a "Rice ATM" to facilitate the distribution of rice to those in need.