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To Missouri residents, he’s heaven sent
Friday, September 21, 2012





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Father Basil Doan traveled from Viet Nam to minister to two Catholic parishes in rural Western Missouri, and said he enjoys his peaceful existence, even if it is far from home. Vietnamese priests like Doan have called the area home since the mid-1970s, and increasingly, Vietnamese-born pastors are finding their way into Catholic churches in America’s heartland. Read the story and watch the video interview from PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly.



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