Filipino priest Gerard Timoner III is elected the first Asian Master of the Dominicans
Archbishop Dal Toso to Vietnamese Bishops: "a Church with a special vocation in the evangelization of Asia"
Archbishop Dal Toso in Vietnam to encourage missionary animation
Resignation of the Auxiliary of Hà Nôi
Creation of the Diocese of Hà Tĩnh and appointment of first Bishop
Appointment of the Bishop of Vinh
Vatican City (Agenzia Fides) - On 22 December 2018 the Holy Father appointed H.E. Msgr. Alphonse Nguyên Huu Long, P.S.S., currently Auxiliary bishop of Hung Hoá, as Bishop of Vinh, (Vietnam). (SL) (Agenzia Fides, 28/12/2018)