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Vietnam Catholics look to new start - 11 Dec 09
Vietnam & a Century of Catholic Teaching on War and Peace
Jump to navigation. Covering Climate Now : NCR joins more than news outlets in a weeklong collaboration of climate change coverage. Learn more. I finally got the courage to binge-watch the series on Good Friday and Holy Saturday. It seemed an appropriate time for mourning one of the great tragedies of my generation.
The Catholic Church in Vietnam is part of the worldwide Catholic Church , under the spiritual leadership of Bishops in Vietnam who are in communion with the Pope in Rome. The first Catholic missionaries visited Vietnam from Portugal at the beginning of the 16th century. The earliest missions did not bring very impressive results. Only after the arrival of Jesuits in the first decades of the 17th century did Christianity begin to establish its positions within the local population. Between , Alexandre de Rhodes and Antoine Marquez, priests from the region of Provence in France,  converted more than 6, people. In the 17th century, Jesuit missionaries including Gaspar do Amaral, Antonio Barbosa, Francisco de Pina , and de Rhodes developed an alphabet for the Vietnamese language, using the Latin script with added diacritic marks. The French missionary priest and Bishop of Adraa Pigneau de Behaine played a key role in Vietnamese history towards the end of the 18th century.