Suppose that just for once the media stopped being part of the problem and became part of the solution. This is a story by Austin Kellerman, news director at the local NBC TV station, and his team. They worked to lessen violence in their city.
With its 8.5 million population, Ho Chi Minh City is a youthful city that is developing fast. Concentrated in this teeming part of the globe are significant world issues: cultural co-existence, the battle to beat poverty and the re-awakening of religious sense, for the Christians there too.
Luigi Butori is an Italian focolarino living in Ho Chi Minh City. After over 20 years in Asia, he has seen its great beauty but also dramatic situations and contrasts. We went with him to see his work supporting and enabling the poorest of the poor, first in Thailand (see the CH Conference call of September 2015) and now in Vietnam.
From the commentary on the Word of Life for February 1981, recorded by Chiara and broadcast by the Rai GR2 radio programme “Today is Sunday” on 1st February and by Vatican Radio on the programme “Open dialogue” on 2nd February 1981.
From the voices of the inhabitants of Jerusalem a point of view that sees seeds of hope in the most disputed city in the world beyond what the chronicle gives us daily.