THE TRUTH - JUSTICE - LOVE
Church and Carmelo Monastery, located at 72 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hanoi Hanoi city government is being subjected to serious despite the law and human morality. Over the years, the Vietnamese communist authorities from time to time perform nefarious plot to permanently seized assets and land of Vietnam Catholic Church in many cunning tricks and mislead the public as sophisticated as excuses himself to make works Social benefits include the construction of hospitals, amusement parks, etc., and many other civil works. But in fact, the Vietnamese communist government says one thing and did others that a number of cases have occurred in the past demonstrated very clearly as occupied Hanoi Redemptorist Monastery of government with a view purpose built hospital but later turned this place into the perversion.
Church and Carmelo Monastery is just one of the thousands of other establishments of the Vietnam Catholic Church was the Vietnamese communist authorities seized an unauthorized way since it came to power in both the South -North. Administration's initial goal is to borrow the establishment of the Church to make a number of public and humanitarian projects, but many years later to find all the deceitful tricks and evil design to usurp permanent establishments above even by force. The leaders of the Catholic Church in Vietnam in the spirit of love and with pretty good life motto direct concessions to the extent possible and repeatedly petition the government at all levels to consider the way through the reach of . However, the Party and government leaders at all levels not only do not share, not dialogue, but also the use of force in a violent and unruly to permanently seize illegal land assets of the Vietnam Catholic Church .
Carmelo Church and Monastery of the Catholic Church in Vietnam is currently facing the risk of permanently erase by the Hanoi government, so very strong need to speak not only from the leaders of the Vietnam Catholic Church that even the community needs in the wake of the laity of the diocese of Hanoi in particular and fellow parishioners in the country in general. We firmly with the Vietnam Catholic Church to protect and reclaim all legal land and property of the Church which was Vietnam's communist authorities seized an illegal way in the decades through, as well as the land base of Church government is being subjected to cruel and wrong as in the case of Church and Carmelo Monastery in Hanoi today. We call for more attention lay community of the country to the risk that the Catholic Church in Vietnam is facing. We resolutely hands in hands to do what all in ability to force the government communist Vietnam to dialogue and consider all things relating to land and property of the Catholic Church of Vietnam a fairly in the spirit of the law and human morality.
QUEEN OF JUSTICE
Notice of Hanoi Archbishop about the Carmelo Monastery
As we have reported, after much delay, on 01/03/2013, the Hanoi government has blatantly conducting smashed Carmelo church and monastery cynical and the provisions of the law, to wiped permanently closed Carmelo Monastery 72 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hanoi - a monastery with a long history of over 100 years.
The unconstitutional actions of the government in Hanoi, Hanoi Archbishop immediately send an urgent appeal to contact the authorities. This is the 5th emergency petition, Archbishop of Hanoi sent to the authorities. However, the Hanoi government has ignored the legitimate request of the Church.
Also on 01/03/2013, Archbishop's Notice No. 3 sent to all the priests, religious and laity of the Archdiocese for " fathers and all of people pray union to the legitimate interests of the Church are respected, housing cases closed Abbey soon be satisfactorily resolved in the truth, dialogue, peaceful and mutual respect for justice, democracy and civilization flourish in our country. "
We suppose, the property of the Church is the common property of all the faithful in the Archdiocese and everyone must be responsible for the protection against the illegal employment of the Hanoi government. We can not ignore the Church life in distress.
Have the honor to submit to you the contents of this notice. Notice will be read in all churches of the Archdiocese of Hanoi on Epiphany Sunday next time.
Archdiocese of Hanoi
40 Pho Nha Chung, Hanoi
On 03 01 2013
V / v: Hanoi Department of Health continues to dismantle closed Carmelo Monastery - 72 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Hanoi
Dear father and siblings faithful in and out of the Archdiocese of Hanoi,
Orders Archbishop Peter, Hanoi Archbishop's Office would like to announce:
07/10/2012 Archdiocese of Hanoi has received the letter of 4404/QD-UBND dated 03/10/2012 of the People's Committee of Hanoi City with the decision: "The Nguyen Van Nhon, coadjutor archbishop of Hanoi - complaints claim ownership of the housing area at 72 Nguyen Thai Hoc communication through unified state management and the government has arranged for the Hanoi Health Department used Green Hospital Paul is no base address ". (Quoted verbatim)
On 29/10/2012 Archbishop Peter Nguyen Van Nhon has sent urgent complaint fourth time to contact the authorities. While Archbishop's not receiving any reply from the authorities, this morning on 03/01/2013 Hanoi Department of Health continued demolition of the Priory and conducted the construction of treatment Internal medicine here. Today, after contact, but can not get in touch with the senior officials of the government, the Archbishop has sent emergency the fifth complaint to the Prime Minister and the authorities.
Archbishop of Hanoi confirmed as follows:
1. Land and sealed Carmelo Monastery - 72 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street is legally owned by the Archbishop of Hanoi Court (there's title- deed of land at 34 Duong Thanh). Archbishop of Hanoi confirms never "handed over" or "dedication" to any one of the 95 state their base in Hanoi that the government is using.
2. Essential mission of the Catholic Church is to love serving people. Archdiocese of Hanoi always supportive and eager to help meet the urgent health needs of the people of the city as described in the letter and in the talks with the government. In fact, the Archdiocese of Hanoi has 95 state facilities that are used. Of the more than 10 hospitals in Hanoi, the four hospitals are using the basis of the Church: Green Hospital Paul (Pauline's Hospital); Dong Da Hospital (Thai Ha Monastery); Hospital Vietnam - Cuba (Pauline's Monastery); Tuberculosis and Lung Hospital Central (Seminary Hanoi).
3. Archbishop noted Hanoi People's Committee held a listening exposure Archbishop's comments and direction adjustment design construction.
4. But, the Archbishop's strong opposition to the demolition of unauthorized construction Carmelite Monastery sealed and works here because of the following reasons:
a. State land and the means to upgrade or build a new hospital. This is not the only place where the Hanoi Department of Health can be upgraded to the hospital. Moreover, Green Hospital Pol II base.
b. Carmelo Monastery contained sacred and historical place for Catholics with traces obvious: Monastery, Church of the Holy Cross. This monastery was founded in the late 19th century and is the where St. Teresa desire and intend to religious life here as a missionary through prayer.
c. Carmelo monastery closed (especially church campus) should be used for the purpose of worship for Catholics Dominican parish who has no church now because the state is using their church in mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh.
Please father and all siblings Please united prayer to the legitimate interests of the Church are respected, housing cases closed Abbey soon be satisfactorily resolved in the truth, dialogue, peaceful and mutual respect for justice, democracy and civilization flourish in our country.
Office will continue to post about it.
T / M Archbishop of Hanoi
Father Alphonsus Pham Hung