Kachin Catholics pray for village's future
ucanews.com reporter, Myitkyina International
February 14, 2011
The celebration of Our Lady of Lourdes feast at Tang Hpre village’s historic Marian Grotto was held at Our Lady, Queen of Heaven Church, near the Kachin state capital Myitkyina on February 11.
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“We prayed for a miracle for the villagers of Tang Hpre, who are saddened by their current situation,” said diocesan Priest father Paul Lat. Many of the families have lived here for generations, he said.
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