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2013-03-08

ASIA/HONG KONG - Cardinal John Tong encourages catechumens to participate actively in evangelization

HongKong (Agenzia Fides) - Before leaving for Rome for the Conclave, Cardinal John Tong, Bishop of the Diocese of Hong Kong, encouraged the catechumens to participate actively in evangelization to bear witness to Christ. According to the "Kung Kao Po," the weekly bulletin of the Diocese of Hong Kong, the diocese is preparing for the baptism of 3500 catechumens at Easter this year.
Speaking to the catechumens, card. Tong urged candidates to take to heart the "living water" that is the faith and also "the water of communion," inviting them "to intense prayer before and after baptism" and "to join associations and movements in Catholic community so that they support each other, living a concrete communion."
(NZ) (Agenzia Fides 08/03/2013)

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