The visit of Archbishop Joseph Kurtz to the Catholic Institute of Viet Nam
Sister Hong Sang2/3/2017
THE VISIT OF ARCHBISHOP JOSEPH KURTZ, THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, TO
THE CATHOLIC INSTITUTE OF VIET NAM
Welcoming Archbishop Kurtz was Bishop Joseph Dinh Duc Dao, the Rector of the Catholic Institute of Vietnam (CIVN). Together with Bishop Joseph Dinh Duc Dao were Faculty and Staff members of the CIVN: Father Louis Nguyen Anh Tuan, Father Vincent Nguyen Cao Dung, Father Joseph Ta Huy Hoang, Sister Mary Nguyen Thi Tuong Oanh, Father Quach Duy Hop, Sister Mary Trinh Thi Hong Sang, and Sister Mary Hoang Thi Minh Tri.
Bishop Rector presented a brief overview of the Catholic Institute of Vietnam including its founding, administration, faculty, programs, requirements of admission, and students of the Academic year 2016-2017. In addition, the Rector pointed out challenges that the CIVN is facing at this time of its beginning. He mentioned in particular the facility and financial needs. The CIVN is now located on the fifth floor of the office building of the Vietnamese Conference of Catholic Bishops. The Rector also requested support for the English Program and the Online Library Project of the CIVN.
Archbishop Kurtz offered his best wishes for Lunar New Year to the CIVN. After the meeting, all present shared a meal with the Holy See Delegation of Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli; Archbishop Paul Bui Van Doc, and Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Do Manh Hung.
Sister Hong Sang
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