Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Long van Nguyen’

Australian Catholics petition Vatican for removal of bishop over LGBTI stance

Thursday, May 6th, 2021
removal of Australian bishop

Catholics in an Australian diocese have submitted a formal appeal to the Vatican, calling for the removal of their bishop over his support of same-sex relationships. In their petition to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), the complainants from the Diocese of Parramatta, Australia. They also seek the removal of the diocese’s Read more

Former Vietnam boat refugee to lead Aussie diocese

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Pope Francis has appointed a former refugee, who fled war-torn Vietnam by boat in 1979, to lead the Australian diocese of Parramatta. Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen, 54, begins his new role after serving as a Conventual Franciscan since 1989 and as auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne since 2011. Parramatta, in western Sydney, is one of Read more