Tong Thong Hoa Ky vieng tham

TC Gioan Phaolo II tai Castelgandolfo

 

Prepared for internet by Msgr. Peter Nguyen Van Tai
Radio Veritas Asia, Philippines

 

Tong thong Hoa ky vieng tham c Gioan Phaolo II  tai Castelgandolfo.

Luc 11 gi th hai 23.7.2001, Tong thong Hoa ky, ong George W.Bush  vieng tham c Gioan Phaolo II tai Trai he Castelgandolfo. Cung i vi Tong  Thong co Phu nhan , ba Laura, co con gai Janna va oan tuy tung gom tat ca 23 ngi.

Ti san Trai he, Tong Thong a c HY Angelo Sodano, Quoc Vu Khanh, on chao, roi hng dan len gap TC. Sau cuoc gap g rieng keo dai gan na gi, tiep en cuoc tiep on long trong gia hai phai oan. Trong dien van chao mng Tong thong, TC nhac lai n goi rieng cua Hoa ky. Cac V sang lap Quoc gia menh mong va giau co nay va cac V Ke nghiep cac ngai a nhan ra n goi cua Hoa ky, van tiep tuc thc hien trong cac the ky cho ti luc nay. o la n goi va s manh benh vc t do, dan chu, cac gia tr tinh than va tnh lien i trong viec giup cac quoc gia khong c may man nh Hoa ky. Trong dp nay, TC nhac en cong viec cua Giao hoi cong giao va nhieu to chc nhan ao tai Hoa ky a va con tiep tuc thc hien trong cac lanh vc giao duc, y te va xa hoi trong va ngoai  nc. TC chuc Tong Thong thanh cong trong s vu a c ngi dan Hoa ky trao pho cho.

Trong dien van ap t, Tong thong Bush cam n TC ve cuoc tiep on nong hau danh cho Ong, va cach ay 10 nam danh cho Than phu cua ong, cu Tong thong George Bush Senior. Ong nhac lai nhng chuyen vieng tham cua TC tai Hoa ky, va tren the gii, c tng trieu ngi dan on chao va lang nghe. Ong con nhac en vai tro lanh ao va anh hng rong ln cua TC tren ca the gii. Ong cung cam oan lam tat ca nhng g co the e  gop phan vao viec xay dng mot the gii tot ep hn trong luc nhan loai bc vao Nam th ba.

Tiep sau o, Tong thong tang qua ky niem cho TC. TC trao tang Tong thong huy hieu lu niem (bang vang, bac, ong) cua Trieu Giao Hoang. Phu nhan, co con gai va cac nhan vien trong oan tuy tung en chao TC cung nhan c qua ky niem cua ngai. Trc khi ra ve, Tong thong, Phu nhan va phai oan chup hnh lu niem cuoc gap g. T gia TC, Tong thong va oan tuy tung en gap HY Angelo Sodano, Quoc Vu Khanh. Hien dien trong buoi  gap g nay co ca c TGM Jean Louis Tauran.

Tong thong Bush, t luc len cam quyen, a to ra nhieu cam tnh oi vi Giao hoi cong giao. (Nen nh Tong thong la tn hu Tin Lanh Methodista). Ong a gap nhieu v Hong Y Hoa ky, cach rieng HY Theodore McCarrick Edgar, TGM Washington;  Tong thong a en d le khanh thanh Bao Tang vien tai Washsington danh knh c Gioan Phaolo II. Mi ay a bo nhiem Ong chu tch ang Cong hoa, Jim Nicholson, lam ai s Hoa ky canh Vatican, roi ong John Dullio, ngi cong giao, trach nhiem ve Van Phong ung ho Tai chanh cho cac phong trao t nguyen cong giao, va danh chuyen vieng tham au tien tai New York trong t cach Tong thong, e tang huy chng cho c Co Hong Y O' Connor, TGM New York . Tong thong biet rang: Theo truyen thong, tai Hoa ky, cac ngi cong giao, a so, bo phieu cho ang Dan chu. Nhng lan nay, nh s ung ho cua Hang Giam muc va Giao hoi Hoa ky, Tong thong a ac c. Tong thong thay rang: Khoi cong giao (khoang 55 trieu, tc 21% trong tong so dan c toan quoc 260 trieu), con quan trong hn na trong lan bau c ti ay, vao thang 11 nam 2004.

Tong thong Bush rat quan tam en cuoc gap g au tien nay vi c Gioan Phaolo II, nhan vat ma ong van ton trong va cam phuc. Cuoc gap g a en ngay sau Hoi ngh Thng nh Genova, mot Hoi ngh a c TC lu y va cau nguyen cach rieng.

Nh chung toi a loan tin: Trc Hoi ngh,  trong hai lan (ngay  8.7.2001 va ngay 15.7.2001) vao gi oc Kinh Truyen tin vi dan chung, TC a keu goi cac Sieu cng Hay lang nghe tieng keu than cua cac ngi ngheo. Tong thong Hoa ky la nhan vat th nhat tham d Hoi ngh a thuat lai cho TC  nhng quyet nh quan trong cua Hoi ngh. Ngoai van e Hoi ngh Genova,  gia TC va Tong thong, co the  a e cap en nhieu van e khac, nh :

- Van e phat trien va mon n cua cac nc ngheo. a nhieu lan c Gioan Phaolo II nhac lai s can thiet nay la viec toan cau hoa phai lu y cach rieng en viec giam bt hoac tha han cac mon n cho cac nc ngheo. Ve pha Hoa Ky, Tong thong Bush nhan manh nhat la en th trng t do, van e ma ong cho rang hieu nghiem hn moi viec can thiep chnh tr.

- Van e pha thai va truyen sinh - Nhng th nghiem tren bao thai, Tong thong Hoa ky khong ong y; nhng cac nha khoa hoc va ang Dan chu ang lam ap lc. Khac vi Tong thong Bill Clinton, Tong Thong Bush san sang ky mot luat chong pha thai, nhng ong khong tin rang ngi dan Hoa ky san sang chien au cam tuyet oi viec pha thai.

- An t hnh - Tong thong Bush, ca khi con lam Thong oc Texas, va ca luc a c bau lam V lanh ao quoc gia, khong chap nhan li yeu cau cua Vatican va cua Giao hoi Hoa ky,  an xa cho cac ngi b an t hnh. Lap trng cua Tong thong khac han lap trng cua Giao hoi cong giao. Theo d luan bao ch, th con so nhng vu x t hnh tai Hoa ky van gia tang, cho du hien nay ngi dan co khuynh hng manh hn ve  viec bai bo an t hnh.

- Van e Moi sinh la mot trong cac van e c TC quan tam nhieu, cach rieng trong nhng nam nay. Ngai nhan manh rang: can phai bao ve Thien nhien. Cho ti luc nay Tong Thong Bush van cha san sang ky nhan thoa c Kyoto ve viec giam bt mc san xuat kh ot, lam cho Trai at tr nen nong hn, do s gia tang viec tap trung kh ot trong khong kh, gay hai cho sc khoe.

Nhn lai d vang, Tong thong Ronald Reagan la ngi co mot moi quan he rat manh me va tot ep vi Toa Thanh, cach rieng vi c Gioan Phaolo II. Ong a gap TC ba lan. Sau ong, Tong Thong George Bush Senior, van gi moi quan he tot ep nay. Ong a c c Gioan Phaolo II  tiep kien hai lan. Nhng cn khung hoang Irak au nam 1990 va mien Balcan a lam cho moi quan he gia hai ben b gia lanh, v lap trng khac nhau. Thi Tong thong Bill Clinton, moi quan he khong tot ep hn, v van e pha thai va v lap trng cua Hoa ky tai Hoi ngh Le Caire, thang 9 nam 1994,  ve dan so va phat trien.  Mua Xuan nam o, TC a len tieng to cao tnh cach nguy hiem cua van kien c soan thao; trong khi o th van kien nay a c Washsington ung ho va co vo.

Bao ch cho rang: Vi chuyen vieng tham cua Tong thong Bush, moi quan he gia Vatican va Washsington se khong con gia lanh nh may nam trc ay. ay cung la ieu Tong Thong c mong, c bieu lo trong li noi va nhng c ch cu the cua Ong t ngay c bau lam V Lanh ao quoc gia.

 


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