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Nuns in Hanoi fight land grab

HANOI (UCAN): The Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres in Hanoi, Vietnam, together with members of the laity have asked authorities to stop the illegal construction of a house on Church land.
 
On the night of May 21 workers resumed construction on the controversial 200-square-metre plot next to the sisters’ convent in Hoan Kiem District of Hanoi.
 

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St. Paul Sisters attacked in Hanoi land dispute

HANOI (UCAN): Around a dozen Sisters of St. Paul de Chartres were attacked by gangsters in Hanoi, Vietnam, while protesting the illegal construction of a house on land adjoining their convent.
 
Witnesses said gangsters employed to guard the site “insulted and attacked the sisters with batons and one was beaten to unconsciousness.” They said many policemen were present but did nothing to stop the brutal attack.
 

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