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Asian Youth Day is a call to intercultural living

HONG KONG (SE): The priest who led the Hong Kong delegation to Asian Youth Day in Indonesia, Father Anthonius Reynolds Balubun, said he hopes that the experience for the young people who made the journey will enable them to better accept different cultures after their return home.
 
Father Balubun, an Indonesian who has been in Hong Kong for nine years, told the Kung Kao Po before the Asian Youth Day that he hoped he can help young people to know more about the culture of Indonesia, an Islamic majority nation.
 

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Asian face for Asian Youth Day

HONG KONG (SE): Young people from the Hong Kong that had travelled to Indonesia for the Seventh Asian Youth Day in Yogyakarta, which ran from July 30 to August 6, reflected that the experience was a great introduction for them to the wide variety of cultures hosted by the Asian continent and the importance of loving God’s creation.
 

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New experiences at Asian Youth Day

YOGYAKARTA (SE): The seventh Asian Youth Day, which ran in Yogyakarta in Indonesia from August 2 to 6, received around 2,000 international visitors, most of whom arrived on July 30 to participate in a three-day live-in programme with local families prior to the main event getting under way.
 

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Delegates for Asian Youth Day commissioned

HONG KONG (SE): Despite the delay caused by Typhoon Roke, which blew through Hong Kong on July 23, around 30 young people representing the Hong Kong diocese at Asian Youth Day in Yogjakarta, Indonesia, gathered at Holy Family parish in Choi Hung, to be commissioned at a Mass celebrated by John Cardinal Tong Hon.
 
The English-speaking community of the parish joined in the celebration, along with representatives from the Indonesian Catholic Community of Hong Kong.
 

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