Cardinal Williams credits YCW formation
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Cardinal Williams credits YCW formation

Retired Cardinal Thomas Williams of Wellington, who credits his priestly vocation to YCW formationn has celebrated his diamond and ruby jubilees with the theme of thanksgiving and repentance, NZ Catholic…

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RIP Jean Ménard pmé

Born in Valleyfield, Ontario, Canada, on 23 July 1928, Fr Jean Ménard was the son of Joseph-Maximilien Ménard and Juliette L’Arche. He completed his secondary school studies at the Valleyfield…

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RIP NZ YCS founder Jocelyn Franklin

Jocelyn Franklin, who died on 3 October aged 93, helped found the Young Christian Students (YCS) movement in Aotearoa-New Zealand. Bishop Patrick Dunn of Auckland with Jocelyn Franklin After she…

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Korean trade union solidarity award for Somyot

Photo: Prakaidao PrueksakasemsukThe Korean Jeon Tae-il Foundatoin has awarded its trade union solidarity award to former Thailand YCW fulltimer, Somyot Prueksakasemsuk for his long-term support for unions in the Asian…

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New YCS bishop for India

Pope Francis has appointed former YCS chaplain Fr Thomass Thennatt SAC as the new bishop for the Indian diocese of Gwalior. He is also the world's first Pallotine bishop, Matters…

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German president for the IYCW

Outgoing IYCW president Ludovicus Mardiyono (l) with incoming president Sarah PrengerThe International YCW has elected Sarah Prenger, a fulltime worker from the German CAJ, as its new president.Sarah is the…

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