Home Affairs Ministry leaders extends Christmas greetings 2023 to Catholics in Thai Binh, Hanoi
Minister of Home Affairs Ministry Phạm Thị Tranh Trà paid on December 23 a Christmas visit to Thai Binh diocese, on the occasion of Christmas Eve 2023.
Minister of Home Affairs Ministry Phạm Thị Tranh Trà floral bouquet of Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính to Thai Binh Diocese
The minister accompanied by Chairman of the People’s Committee in Thai Binh province Nguyễn Khắc Thận, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lại Văn Hoàn and Vice Chairwoman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Trần Thị Minh Nga visited and met with Residential Bishop of Thai Binh Diocese Dominic Đặng Văn Cầu, Priest Head of Sa Cat Parish Joseph Nguyễn Đình Huynh.
Minister Phạm Thị Thanh Trà presents floral bouquet to Priest Head of Sa Cat parish Joseph Nguyễn Đình Huynh
During the visits, while extending warm Christmas greetings 2023 to Bishop Dominic Đặng Văn Cầu, Priest Joseph Nguyễn Đình Huynh and all Catholics of Thai Binh diocese, the home affairs minister spoke highly of practical contributions made by Catholics in the province for socio-economic development in the locality.
On the occasion, Minister Phạm Thị Thanh Trà presented Christmas gifts to people with outstanding contributions and disadvantaged children of Thai Binh diocese.
As reported, Thai Binh diocese currently has 135 parishes, 16 religious orders and congregations, with 02 bishops and 232 clergy men and women residing in Thai Binh and Hung Yen provinces.
Minister Phạm Thị Thanh Trà presents Christmas gifts to people with outstanding contributions
Minister Phạm Thị Thanh Trà presents gifts to disadvantaged children
Early, a delegation led by Deputy Minister of the Home Affairs Ministry Vũ Chiến Thắng paid on December 22 a Christmas visit to Hanoi Archdiocese.
Accompanying the deputy minister included Chairman of the GCRA Vũ Hoài Bắc and Vice Chairman of the GCRA Nguyễn Tiến Trọng.
Deputy Minister Vũ Chiến Thắng extends Christmas greetings to Archbishop Joseph Vũ Văn Thiên
During the visit, the home affairs official extended warm Christmas greetings to Archbishop of Hanoi Archdiocese Joseph Vũ Văn Thiên, and had exchanges with the archbishop on the development of the relation between Vietnam – Vatican.
Chairman of the GCRA Vũ Hoài Bắc extends Christmas congratulations to Hanoi Archdiocese
Archbishop Giuse Vũ Văn Thiên took the chance to thank to Deputy Minister Vũ Chiến Thắng, the GCRA and municipal authorities for their due attention and supports extended to religious practices of religions in general, and Catholicism in particular. The archbishop expressed hope the GCRA would continue promoting the role of a bridge to strengthen the relation between authorities and Catholic followers, creating favorable conditions for meeting legitimate needs of religious practices of parishioners.
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng hands over floral basket of Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính to Hanoi Archdiocese