Tuesday 28th March 2017,

Posts by Tag: Catholic»


Vietnamese American Priest Offers to Give Up His American Citizenship

posted by Brittney Le
Syrian Refugee

Photo from UK Aid

Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.

In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more

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First Asian American Bishop Appointed to Lead Utah Diocese

posted by Randall
Bishop Oscar Azarcon Solis

Bishop Oscar Azarcon Solis

By Ed Diokno

A Filipino American immigrant was appointed bishop of a U.S. diocese Tuesday indicating the growing diversity of the Catholic American church.

Pope Francis named Bishop Oscar Asarco Solis, an immigrant from the Philippines, to become the bishop of the Salt Lake City diocese, which has been without a … Read more

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Silicon India: Indian American Soldier Say She Faces Racial Slur and Harassment

posted by Randall

010809-F-1644L-009An Indian born soldier serving in the United States army says she is subjected to anti-Muslim and racial jokes from her fellow soldiers on a regular basis, according to Silicon India.

Sgt 1st Class Naida Hosan is not Muslim, she is Catholic. Yet the harassment did not stop even after she legally changed her name … Read more

Community Issues

Valley Catholic: Cathedral in San Jose Renamed to Emphasize Connection to Vietnamese American Community

posted by Randall

St Patrick Proto CathedralBishop Patrick J. McGrath has announced that St. Patrick’s Proto Cathedral in San Jose, CA will be renamed Our Lady of La Vang to emphasize the church as the personal parish of Vietnamese Americans, reports the Valley Catholic.

The cathedral was destroyed in a fire August 30 and parishioners are now attending church at … Read more


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