Tuyen Bo cua TGM William Levada

Tan Tong Trng Bo Giao Ly c Tin

 

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Tuyen Bo cua c Tong Giam Muc William Levada, Tan Tong Trng Bo Giao Ly c Tin.

Tin San Francisco, California, Hoa Ky (Zenit 15/05/2005) - Th Sau, ngay 13 thang 5 nam 2005, nhan dp c c Thanh Cha Benedicto bo nhiem lam Tong Trng Bo Giao Ly c Tin, c Tong Giam Muc William Levada, Tong Giam Muc San Francisco, California, Hoa Ky, a cho pho bien Tuyen Bo nh sau:


c Tong Giam Muc William Levada, Tan Tong Trng Bo Giao Ly c Tin.


Nhan dp cong bo viec bo nhiem toi lam Tan Tong Trng Bo Giao Ly c Tin, toi muon trc het noi len long biet n sau xa cua toi oi vi c Thanh Cha cua chung ta, c Benedicto XVI, v s tn nhiem ngai a danh cho toi, khi muon toi lanh trach nhiem ma chnh ngai a thi hanh cach hu hieu trong vong 24 nam qua. Toi ch co the noi rang, toi se co gang het sc mnh co the, e ap lai long tin tng cua c Thanh Cha oi vi toi, vi s tr giup cua Chua.

Toi a biet c Benedicto XVI, ngay t nam 1981, khi ngai en Vatican luc o nh la v Tan Tong Trng cua cung bo Giao Ly c Tin, ni toi a lam viec, do s chuyen nhng cua Tong Giao Phan Los Angeles. V tien nhiem cua ngai, c Hong Y Franjo Seper a co chng trnh cho toi ve lai California vao nam 1982, trc khi ngai ngh hu va trc khi viec bo nhiem c Hong Y Joseph Ratzinger c cong bo.

Nam 1987, Toi a c c Hong Y Ratzinger bo nhiem vao lam viec trong Uy Ban Sach Giao Ly; luc o c Thanh Cha Gioan Phaolo II a yeu cau c Hong Y Ratzinger hay khai trien d an Sach Giao Ly cho toan the Giao Hoi; va Uy ban Sach Giao Ly gom co 7 v giam muc, co bon phan soan ra ban van s khi cho sach Giao Ly, hng dan viec tham khao tat ca cac giam muc tren khap the gii va nhng nha chuyen mon, va soan ra ban van cuoi cung di s dieu hanh cua mot Uy Ban gom co 12 v Hong Y ma c Hong Y Joseph Ratzinger la v chu tch cua Uy ban 12 v Hong Y nay. Toi con nh nhieu dp c Hong Y Joseph Ratzinger bat ng en tham d nhng thao luan cua ban chung toi; ngai xan tay ao len, kiem iem lai nhng e ngh thay oi va canh tan ban van, hoi y kien chung toi va thao luan ve nhng y kien nay vi chung toi; chung toi cam thay sung sng vi nhng gi y va nhng li khuyen khch cua ngai va bi tinh than that s lam viec tap oan chung vi nhau.

T nam 2000, Toi a la thanh vien cua cung bo Giao Ly c Tin, tham d vao nhieu cuoc hop di s hng dan cua ngai, nh la Tong Trng cua Bo Giao Ly c Tin. Chac chan rang viec ngai chon toi mot phan do bi viec toi a thanh thao vi cong viec tai Bo Giao Ly c Tin t nhieu nam qua. Viec chon la nay cung la mot ton vinh danh cho Giao Hoi Cong Giao tai Hoa Ky, va la mot s nhn nhan s ong gop quan trong cua chung ta vao cong viec cua Giao Hoi pho quat. Toi hy vong rang 22 nam kinh nghiem cua toi nh la giam muc tai Hoa Ky se giup toi ai dien tot cho giao hoi tai Hoa Ky ni Toa Thanh, va lam cho moi day lien ket gia ngai toa Thanh Phero va cac giam muc Hoa Ky c tr nen vng chac hn.

Cong viec cua Bo Giao Ly c Tin chnh yeu la nham co vo mot s thong hieu ro rang ve noi dung cua c Tin kito, nh a c thong truyen cho giao hoi qua dong thi gian t thi Chua Giesu en nay, va e giup cho c Thanh Cha va cac Giam Muc cua Giao Hoi tren khap the gii, trong trach vu te nh lam sang to nhng lap trng giao ly sai lam, khi nao thay can phai lam nh the.

Toi nhn ve cong viec va muon hieu cong viec nay nh la mot viec phuc vu cho tha tac vu Phero cua c Benedicto XVI, ang a c Chua Kito goi phuc vu dan chua --- va nhat la phuc vu cho cac v giam muc --- khap ni tren the gii. ong thi toi cung cam thay buon v phai ri xa tong Giao Phan San Francisco, ma toi a phuc vu gan 10 nam qua va la ni ma toi a co nhng lien lac than thng vi nhieu linh muc va dan chung. Nhng ieu an ui la biet rang moi lien lac cua toi vi giao phan San Francisco khong b cat t, bi v trong a v mi, toi se con gi lai moi lien lac cua toi vi giao hoi a phng, qua danh hieu chnh thc cu tong giam muc San Francisco, danh hieu ma v tien nhiem toi, c Tong Giam Muc John Quinn, cung a vui long nhan lay.

Toi co chng trnh en tham Bo Giao Ly c Tin, e tiep xuc vi cac nhan vien va co cai nhn tong quat trc ve nhng trach vu, trong tuan le au thang Sau (nam 2005). Toi d tru c ngu thng xuyen tai Roma trong thang 8 (nam 2005), vi thi bieu chnh thc toi ri nhiem vu Tong Giam Muc San Francisco vao ngay 17 thang 8 (nam 2005), ngay ky niem 10 nam cong bo viec bo nhiem toi lam Tong Giam Muc San Francisco. Toi cau xin Chua ban n va chuc lanh cho tha tac vu mi ma ngai a goi toi en lanh nhan, va toi that s xin li cau nguyen cua tat ca nhng ai nghe hoac oc ban Tuyen bo nay. Nguyen Xin c Me Fatima, ma Giao Hoi mng le vao ngay hom nay (tc th Sau 13 thang 5 nam 2005), khan cau cung Chua cho toi va hng dan toi.

 

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