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Friday, January 05, 2007

Priests ordained in Viet Nam

The Society of Mission and Annunciation in Viet Nam ordained four priests in late December, AsiaNews.it reported today. While Viet Nam is slowly loosening its strong grip on religious freedoms - now regularly appointing bishops - this event was unprecedented; for the first time, the priests were ordained in a parish and not a cathedral or a seminary. The ceremony was attended by members of Viet Nam’s Buddhist and Protestant communities as well as members of the Vietnamese government.

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