The Bishop of Parramatta, Vincent Long Van Nguyen, has told a royal commission [that] he suffered sexual abuse by a member of the clergy after arriving in Australia as a refugee from Vietnam in 1981.
“Hell is empty. All the devils are here.”
I have never been an “in your face” guy about political or any religious concerns , and have a truly great love of our beautiful country Australia, with all her natural beauty and easy civilian and community ways. Recently, Della plus 3 other mature adults, one a 73-year-old German National whom I had never met, […]
“About sixty-one percent of the contents of the Koran are found to speak ill of the unbelievers or call for their violent conquest; at best only 2.6 percent of the verses of the Koran are noted to show goodwill toward humanity.”
Pope Francis has appointed a Filipino priest as the new bishop for the Church in Oceania. Rev. Fr. Ryan Jimenez will serve as the second bishop of the Diocese of Chalan Kanoa in Saipan, the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands.
When: Starts Monday 8 August 2016 from 10am till noon Where: St Patrick’s Cathedral and Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta
His Holiness Pope Francis has last month appointed the Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFMConv DD, as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Parramatta. He has been Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Melbourne since 2011.
According to a Filipino priest whom I consulted, divorce obtained in Australia is not valid in the Philippines. This is especially true when the couple in question was married in a Catholic church in the Philippines.
A rebuilding project on the earthquake-devastated island of Bohol in the Philippines was the focus of a fundraising dinner hosted by the Diocese of Parramatta.
Registrations have just opened, but there are already 350 young adults from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains counting down to their International World Youth Day (WYD) pilgrimage.
Lorenzo Ruiz was born in 1600, tortured and killed by the Japanese in 1637 as a martyr for not renouncing his faith. His canonization was based on a miracle that took place in 1983, when Cecilia Alegria Policarpio, a two-year-old girl suffering from brain cancer, was cured after her family and supporters prayed to Ruiz […]