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November 2019

Vietnamese refugees in Alaska

I am taking a break from Vietnamese Marianism to return to the ethnic press in the U.S. While looking at a Catholic periodical, I found a one-page┬áreport on Vietnamese refugees in Alaska. This issue is from 1977, and the article isn’t about Catholicism but labor in Alaska. It is┬ávaluable because there is a paucity of information about the refugees in Alaska.

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The 2019 biennial congress of Vietnamese priests in the U.S.


The Vietnamese Catholic ethnic press reported widely on this congress but there is hardly anything in English. I am appreciative of Fr. Linh Hoang, OFM (Siena College), who attended the event and filed the write-up below along with the photos.

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