New Cosmology No Longer New in Vietnam
Fox, Thomas C., National Catholic Reporter
HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM * "So what's your idea of God?" I put the question to Sr. Dang Thi Ngoc Bich as she sat after a class at the archdiocesan pastoral center here.
Ngoc Bich, a member of the Missionary Sisters of the Blessed Virgin Mary Queen of the World, was with a group of a dozen or so other women religious at the center, which draws religious and lay for pastoral education. The religious generally use its facilities during the day and laypeople come more often at night, after work.
"God's a mystery" Ngoc Bich answered after thinking on the question for a half minute. She then added, "If I could describe God, it wouldn't be God."
And, of course, …
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Publication information: Article title: New Cosmology No Longer New in Vietnam. Contributors: Fox, Thomas C. - Author. Magazine title: National Catholic Reporter. Volume: 47. Issue: 13 Publication date: April 15, 2011. Page number: 2a. © 2009 National Catholic Reporter. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.