Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan, one of the most influential voices in shaping Catholic thinking about war and peace during the past century, died April 30.
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The 1980 meeting between Northern and Southern Vietnamese bishops was the first since Communist forces took control of North Vietnam in 1975.
Vietnamese bishops are at odds with Hanoi officials on a proposed government document dealing with religious freedom.