6 Tnh Dong Phanxico tai My

c gop thanh 1

 

6 Tnh Dong Phanxico tai My c gop thanh 1.

G. Tran c Anh OP

New York (NCR 21-07-2018) - 6 tnh dong Phanxico (OFM) tai Hoa Ky se c gop thanh mot tnh dong duy nhat trong nhng nam ti ay.

D an nay c thong bao hom 30 thang 5 nam 2018 sau khi cac tu s thuoc 6 tnh dong bo phieu ung ho ke hoach gop tnh: Albuquerque (New Mexico); Cincinnati, Franklin (Wisconsin); New York, Oakland (California) va St. Louis.

Tnh dong c Me Vo Nhiem, 1 trong 2 tnh dong tai bang New York, quyet nh van tiep tuc oc lap.

Cha John Eaton, ai dien Giam tnh cua Tnh dong Thanh Tam St. Louis noi vi bao National Catholic Reporter (NCR) trc tuyen, truyen i ngay 21 thang 7 nam 2018, rang viec gop 6 thanh 1 tnh nham hai muc tieu: tai tang cng tinh than Phanxico tai Hoa Ky va at hieu nang hn vi so nhan lc cua mnh. "Hien nay, vi 6 tnh dong, chung toi co 6 Hoi ong co van tnh, 6 Giam tnh, 6 ai dien giam tnh, 6 van phong n goi.. tat ca nhng ieu o c lap lai trong moi tnh... Chung toi ngh co the at hieu nang hn bang cach phoi hp mot so no lc nh the".

Ket qua nhieu nam nghien cu

Quyet nh tren ay la ket qua cua nhieu nam cu xet, v so tu s Phanxico tai My suy giam nhieu trong nhng thap nien gan ay va hien ch co gan 1 ngan tu s. Dong b mat hn 2 phan 3 so tu s, sau khi at ti mc cao nhat la hn 3,200 ngi trong thap nien 1960 va 1970.

Cha Dan Horan, OFM, Pho Giao S mon than hoc he thong tai "Catholic Theological Union" Chicago, cho biet khoang 70% cac tu s thuoc 6 tnh dong noi tren a bo phieu ung ho d an gop tnh.

Cac dong khac cung gop tnh

Trong nhng nam gan ay, cac dong tu khac My cung a e ra cac d an gop tnh nh vay, ng trc tnh trang so tu s giam sut va nhng thay oi ve dan so. Dong Ten ang trong tien trnh gop 10 tnh thanh 4 tnh dong vao nam 2020.

Trc khi tien hanh, viec gop tnh noi tren con phai c s chap thuan cua Cha Be tren Tong quyen, Michael Perry, ngi My, thuoc tnh dong St. Louis. (NCR 21-7-2018)

 


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