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Division among Churches obstructs the joy of the gospel

HONG KONG (SE): “The divisions within and between the communities, the Churches and society have grown deeper, more hurting. And therefore, reconciliation is a need of the time. Why don’t we, people of different Churches, come together more often? Why don’t we pray together? This shouldn’t be limited to a one-time event, instead, it should be part of our daily Christian life.

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Taizé participants learn about the migrants in their midst

HONG KONG (SE): Participants at the workshop, Strangers in our midst?, called on people to treat migrants as their neighbours. The event, addressing the situations of the migrants in the city, was organised as part of the Taizé International Meeting of Young Adults in Hong Kong, and held at Kowloon Union Church, Jordan Road, on August 9.
 

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Appreciating differences is key to ecumenism

HONG KONG (SE): Participants at the Taizé International Meeting of Young Adults in Hong Kong said that understanding and respecting each others’ differences is key to promoting ecumenism and to having harmony among people of different denominational and cultural backgrounds. The ecumenical gathering titled, Pilgrimage of Trust and Reconciliation, was organised by the Taizé Community and in Hong Kong from August 8 to 12.
 

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Hong Kong Church leaders welcome Taizé event participants

HONG KONG (SE): The heads of the Catholic and the Anglican Churches in Hong Kong welcomed the over 2,500 people from over 40 regions and countries including Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, India and Indonesia, who joined the International Meeting of Young Adults organised by the Taizé Community and held in Hong Kong for first time from August 8 to 12. 
 

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Welcoming Taizé in Hong Kong

Taizé is a small village in the southern part of France. In August 1940, when the Second World War just broke out, 25-year-old Brother Roger Schütz arrived hoping to set up a community to promote communion among people and to push for reconciliation within the human family. Today, the Taizé Community is composed of about 100 brothers from nearly 30 countries. Among them, there are Protestants and Catholics.
 








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Taizé brother from Hong Kong glad to hold gathering at home

HONG KONG (SE): Brother Lucas Ho Kam-tong of the Taizé Community who left Hong Kong 40 years ago to go to Taizé, France, said he is happy to see that Hong Kong will be hosting the International Meeting Of Young Adults 2018 from August 8 to 12. 
 

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Hong Kong gears up for Taizé event

HONG KONG (SE): For five days from August 8 to 12, young adults from all over the world will descend on Hong Kong, where the aspiration for peace and the need for reconciliation is ever-growing, for the Taizé Community’s  Pilgrimage of Trust and Reconciliation
 
Taizé Brother Hanyol Shin, who hails from South Korea, expressed his hopes to the Kung Kao Po that the gathering would attract over 2,000 young people.
 

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