THE CAO DAI TAY NINH HOLY SEE SACERDOTAL COUNCIL'S PARTICIPATION IN ULBA CONFERENCE IN THAILAND
Updated 2016-07-20 11:48:41
(Reported from Bangkok, Thailand on May 21st, 2016 by Archbishop Thai Con Thanh, Archbishop Ngoc Hong Thanh and Priest Thuong Canh Thanh. Pictures taken by Nguyen Tri Luc- Summarised and Translated by Tuan Em)
Having accepted the invitation of the Universal Love and Brotherhood Association – ULBA Thailand, His Eminence Cardinal Thuong Tam Thanh, Chairman of the Sacerdotal Council of Cao Đai Tay Ninh Holy See, together with other distinguished dignitaries arrived in Bangkok to attend the first International Conference on “Universal Love and Brotherhood: A Challenge of the New Millenium”, held at CU Alumni Association, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok on 18-21 May 2016.
According to the ULBA Thailand, this Conference is aimed at gathering peoples both from the East and the West for fellowship and friendship in order to tighten the existing associations around the world and to establish in one connection in faith, hope and mission towards the goal for a more peaceful world.
The Conference welcomed distinguished delegates who were Chairman of ULBA from Japan and Professors and Prestigious Speakers from America, Canada, India, Australia and Japan.
During the three-day conference, the Cao Dai Tay Ninh Holy See Delegation actively participated in several activities and attended plenary sessions and presentations on different topics about the perspectives of ULBA Thailand and how to recreate the world peace.
His Eminence Cardinal Thuong Tam Thanh also left the Conference participants a deep impression with a brief presentation on the history, doctrine and current development of Cao Dai Religion as well as friendship activities with other religions. (To see the Cardinal's speech, please
The Conference took placed in a cordial atmosphere and released a joint declaration which “sends an urgent message of peace, love and brotherhood to all of humanity, nations, communities and individuals along with a call for respect, dignity, compassion, equality, solidarity and justice for, and between, all people.” (Please click here to see the Joint Bangkok Declaration)