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Sharing faith experiences – Archbishop Thomas D’Souza - I



Welcome to our special program on the Year of Faith, THE FAITHFUL WITNESS, a series on the lives of Inspiring People and Witnesses of faith in the Catholic Church from around the world. These are people who lived their ordinary lives in extraordinary ways. They are examples of great fortitude and virtue. Their unique stories inspire us to be rooted in our faith. God calls each one of us today to inspire our brothers and sisters and to be witnesses of our faith.
The Faithful Witness of this week is Archbishop Thomas D’Souza of Calcutta Archdiocese. Calcutta archdiocese is blessed with two famous pilgrimage centers, namely, Marian pilgrimage center of Bandel and the tomb of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. In the first part of this interview, the Archbishop shares with us his faith experiences, faith of his own people, evangelization and more.
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Our Faithful Witness of today, Archbishop Thomas D’Souza of Calcutta Archdiocese shares with us his own faith experiences, faith of the people in his archdiocese, and the challenges he faced in his life and mission. Archbishop, a hearty welcome to Vatican Radio.
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    Tell us briefly about your diocese.
    Share with us one or two faith enhancing activities of your archdiocese.
    Pope emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis have been talking about Evangelization. Your comments.
    What are the major challenges that you see lie ahead of you?
    Your grace, that brings to a new aspect, as to the feeling that the youth are often away from the Church. Is it true as far as your archdiocese is concerned?

Thank you Archbishop. That was Archbishop Thomas D’Souza from the Archdiocese of Calcutta, India sharing faith us his faith experiences and that of his diocese. You can listen the second part of this interview next week.
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You have been listening to THE FAITHFUL WITNESS our weekly series based on the lives of Inspiring People and Witnesses of faith in the Catholic Church from around the world. Our Faithful Witness today has been Archbishop Thomas D’Souza from the Archdiocese of Calcutta, India. If you have a faith experience to share with us, let us know. Visit our website radiovaticana.va. By P.J. Joseph SJ
FRIDAY, 21 June 2013




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