What did Nguyen Van Thuan do?

Ensconced at the Vatican since 1991 – as head of the pontifical council for justice and peace since 1999, and a cardinal since last year – Thuan was a universally attractive figure, responsible for promoting Catholicism’s social teaching, often called its best-kept secret. …

Who is Bishop Thuc?

During his exile, he was involved with Traditionalist Catholic movements and consecrated a number of bishops without the Vatican’s approval for the Palmarian and Sedevacantist movements….Ngô Đình Thục.

The Most Reverend Ngô Đình Thục
Consecration 4 May 1938 by Antonin Drapier
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Born 6 October 1897 Huế, French Indochina

Is there a Vietnamese cardinal?

listen); 17 April 1928 – 16 September 2002), was a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. He was a nephew of South Vietnam’s first president, Ngô Đình Diệm, and of Archbishop Ngô Đình Thục….Nguyễn Văn Thuận.

The Venerable François-Xavier Nguyễn Văn Thuận
Rank Cardinal-Deacon
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Born 17 April 1928 Huê, French Indochina

How many Vietnamese martyrs are there?

History. The Vatican estimates the number of Vietnamese martyrs at between 130,000 and 300,000. John Paul II decided to canonize those whose names are known and unknown, giving them a single feast day.

Are there any British cardinals?

I have no doubt that this will suit Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, the first new British cardinal since 2003 and the first from England and Wales since Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor was appointed in 2001. There have only been 50 English, Welsh and Scottish cardinals created since the 12th century.

Who is the most senior cardinal?

Giovanni Battista Re

Rank Name Born
1 Giovanni Battista Re* 30 January 1934 (age 87)
2 Leonardo Sandri 18 November 1943 (age 78)
3 Angelo Sodano* 23 November 1927 (age 94)
4 Francis Arinze* 1 November 1932 (age 89)

Who is the patron saint of Vietnam?

Joseph is also considered to be the patron saint of the New World, China, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Peru, Vietnam and several cities and dioceses.

How many saints are there in Vietnam?

Pope Canonizes 117 Saints Martyred in Vietnam In Largest Such Ceremony. VATICAN CITY (AP) _ Pope John Paul II canonized 117 martyrs from Vietnam on Sunday in an event that drew thousands of Vietnamese refugees from around the world and irked that country’s Communist authorities.