Ca ngi Hoi giao cung vui mng

ve viec Giao hoi Cong giao Pakistan

co Tan Hong Y

 

Pakistan: Ca ngi Hoi giao cung vui mng ve viec Giao hoi Cong giao Pakistan co Tan Hong Y.


c Tong giam muc Joseph Coutts - Tong giao phan Karachi - tan Hong y c c Thanh Cha Phanxico xng danh vao ngay 20 thang Nam nam 2018.


Pakistan (WH 23-05-2018) - c Tong giam muc Joseph Coutts - Tong giao phan Karachi - la mot trong 14 v tan Hong y c c Thanh Cha Phanxico xng danh vao ngay 20 thang Nam nam 2018. Cac ngai se nhan mu hong y trong Cong ngh ngay 29 thang Sau nam 2018 tai Roma.

Cac chnh tr gia va cac nha hoat ong Hoi giao Pakistan a chia se niem vui vi cac Kito hu khi nghe tin c Tong giam muc Joseph Coutts c c Thanh Cha Phanxico at lam Hong y trong so 14 v tan Hong y c c Thanh Cha cong bo vao ngay Chua nhat 20 thang 05 nam 2018.

Giai thch ve tnh a dang ve quoc tch cua cac tan Hong y, c Thanh Cha noi rang ieu o cho thay ac tnh pho quat cua Hoi Thanh va e loan bao tnh yeu thng xot cua Thien Chua cho moi ngi tren khap the gii.

V Hong y tien khi cua Pakistan la c hong y Joseph Cordeiro - cung la Tong giam muc Karachi - c Chan phc giao hoang Phaolo VI vinh thang Hong y cach nay 45 nam. Mai en 24 nam sau khi c hong y Cordeiro qua i (1994), quoc gia vi a so ngi Hoi giao nay mi co v Hong y th hai.

c Tong giam muc Coutts ngac nhien

Trc thong tin va c cong bo, v Tong giam muc nam nay 72 tuoi bay to: "Toi rat ngac nhien khi c nang len hang Hong y. Toi ch nghe biet tin nay t gii truyen thong va cac ban. Toi cha c Toa thanh chnh thc thong bao. Tuy nhien, neu thong tin nay la ung, toi se en Vatican vao thang Sau ti e nhan mu o". c Tong giam muc Coutts la ngi tham gia rat tch cc trong cac sang kien hoa hp ton giao.

Mi ay, lan au tien c Tong giam muc Coutts a thanh lap mot Uy ban giao phan e thuc ay s hoa hp gia cac ton giao va noi rang ngai thng tham d cac chng trnh, hoi thao va hoi ngh e khuyen khch moi ngi thuoc cac ton giao khac nhau chung song hoa bnh.

Ngai nhan manh: "Cac Kito hu song ay can thang tien mot nen van hoa hoa hp".

Cac Kito hu vui mng

Cong ong Kito giao thieu so cua Pakistan bay to long biet n khi nghe tin c Tong giam muc Coutts c vinh thang hong y.

Cha Bonnie Mendes, cu th ky ieu hanh Uy ban Cong ly va Hoa bnh cua Hoi ong Giam muc Pakistan phat bieu: "Chung toi thc s phan khi. a qua lau roi. Giao hoi Pakistan a that vong v nhieu nam b an ap".

Cha Mendes cho rang c giao hoang Phanxico a chon "ung ngi". Cha noi: "c Tong giam muc Coutts - mot nha lanh ao trong suot 30 nam - co cach trnh bay t tng va tinh te va than trong, ca trong cac hoi ngh trong nc va quoc te".

Emmanuel Neno, th ky ieu hanh Uy ban Giao ly cua Hoi ong Giam muc Pakistan, bay to: "Chung toi thuoc mot ton giao thieu so, nhng tieng noi cua chung toi se c lang nghe trong Giao hoi hoan vu. Chung toi cam n c Thanh Cha v ngai cham soc ca cac Giao hoi nho be". Ong cung cho biet them, c Tong giam muc Coutts a phuc vu nh giam muc cua mot na so giao phan cua Pakistan, va ngai biet ro oan chien cua ngai cung vi nhng moi quan tam cua ho.

Con cha Inayat Bernard Vng cung thanh ng Thanh Tam tai Lahore, thu phu bang Punjab, noi: "Tin vui nay nh mot lan kh trong lanh cho chung ta. Chung ta cam thay that tuyet. Viec vinh thang mot Hong y trong mot quoc gia Hoi giao la niem t hao ln lao".

Mot linh muc khac, cha Pascal Paulus, chu tch Hoi ong cac nha lanh ao cua cac ton giao chnh Pakistan noi: "Tat ca cac Kito hu Pakistan eu biet n va cau nguyen cho c Thanh Cha. Ngai thc s yeu thng chung toi". "Chung toi rat t hao ve c cha Joseph Coutts. V muc t khiem ton nay la bieu tng cua Chua Kito Pakistan. Ngai la mot ngi co tam nhn xa, co kien thc va hieu biet sau rong ve cac van e chnh tr".

Cha Paulus nhan nh rang khi co mot tan Hong y, cac van e nhan quyen Pakistan se co them sc nang va tieng noi se manh hn. Cha noi them: "V muc t nay se thuc ay tinh than cua chung toi va se giup cho giao hoi a phng thang tien".

Ngi Hoi giao chuc mng

Cac nhan vat Hoi giao noi tieng cung a hoan nghenh tin tc ve v Hong y th hai cua Pakistan.

Bo trng Bo ng sat Pakistan Khawaja Saad Rafique ang dong tweet sau tren trang Twitter cua ong: "Cong ong Kito giao Pakistan rat vui mng ve viec vinh thang c Tong giam muc Joseph Coutts. Ngai la niem t hao cho ca ngi Kito hu lan at nc Pakistan yeu quy cua chung ta. Xin chuc mng cong ong Kito giao".

Sohail Ahmad Raza, giam oc phu trach quan he lien ton cua to chc phi chnh phu Minhaj-ul-Quran Quoc te, bay to hai long ve viec c giao hoang la chon Tong giam muc Coutts: "Bay gi chung toi biet rang c giao hoang rat quan tam en Pakistan. ay la mot vinh d khong ch cho cac Kito hu ma con cho ca Pakistan".

Tien s Sadia Umer, ieu phoi vien cua chng trnh Nang cao v the Phu n thuoc to chc quoc te "United Religions Initiative" (URI) Pakistan, mot mang li lien ton toan cau phuc vu cho cong ly va hoa bnh, noi rang thong tin ve viec c Tong giam muc Coutts c vinh thang Hong y dien ta "mot hnh anh ep" cua at nc Pakistan. V tien s Hoi giao nay nhan nh rang khi ma ai cung nhn vao Pakistan vi oi mat nghi ng va cao buoc ngi dan Pakistan la nhng ke khung bo th c giao hoang lai co cai nhn khac. "Ngai chan thanh thc s trong oi thoai lien ton va nhn tat ca moi ngi chung ta nh nhng con ngi". Ba noi them: "oi vi chung toi, v tan Hong y la mot mon qua cho thang Ramadan".

Tieu s c Tong giam muc Joseph Coutts

c Tong giam muc Joseph Coutts sinh ngay 21 thang 7 nam 1945 tai Amritsar, An o. Ngai thu phong linh muc ngay 9 thang 1 nam 1971 tai Lahore.

Ngay 5 thang 5 nam 1988, Thanh giao hoang Gioan Phaolo bo nhiem ngai lam Giam muc Pho giao phan Hyderabad, va ngai c tan phong giam muc ngay 16 thang 9 cung nam 1988. Sau o ngai ke nhiem Giam muc chnh toa Hyderabad vao ngay 1 thang 9 nam 1990.

Sau khi toa giam muc Faisalabad trong ngoi v c giam muc John Joseph a t y hy sinh mang song e phan oi chnh sach thien v chong Kito hu Pakistan, c giao hoang Gioan Phaolo II bo nhiem c Giam muc Coutts lam Giam muc Faisalabad ngay 27 thang 6 nam 1998.

Ngay 25 thang 1 nam 2012, c giao hoang Beneicto XVI bo nhiem c giam muc Coutts lam Tong giam muc Karachi, sau khi c Tong giam muc Evarist Pinto man nhiem.

c Tong giam muc Coutts la Giam oc Caritas Quoc gia va cung tham gia tch cc vao cuoc oi thoai lien ton vi Hoi giao. Ngai con la chu tch Hoi ong Giam muc Pakistan. La tien s triet hoc, ngai noi c nhieu th tieng, bao gom tieng Anh, Y, c, Phap, Urdu, Punjabi va Sindhi.

(Theo Vatican News, 21/5/2018)

 

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