Pope Benedict XVI on Monday delivered a video message to the faithful in Cambodia, who are holding a special congress to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Vatican II and the 20th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. http://www.news.va/en/news/pope-message ... -catholics
Before concluding his message with the customary Apostolic Blessing, Pope Benedict prayed that the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Mekong, would enlighten the people throughout the Year of Faith.
The story of Our Lady of Mekong
May 28, 2008 / 05:47 pm (CNA).- Eight fishermen have found a statue of Our Lady of Lourdes 33 years after the Communist regime in the country threw the statue into the Mekong River. Local residents have renamed the statue Our Lady of Mekong.http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/ ... cades_ago/