Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences

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Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences
Legal status Civil nonprofit
Main organ
Conference
Website www.fabc.org

The Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC) is an association of conferences of bishops of Catholic Churches in South, Southeast, East and Central Asia. The federation fosters solidarity and joint responsibility for church and society welfare in the region.[1]

The conference includes sixteen (or nineteen) Bishops' Conferences from Bangladesh, East Timor, India (CBCI representing all three Churches of Syro-Malabar, Syro-Malankara and Latin Rites), Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Laos-Cambodia, Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan (RoC), Thailand and Vietnam. Associate members are from Hong Kong, Macau, Mongolia, Nepal, Novosibirsk (Russia), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.[2]

Presidents[edit]

Asian Youth Day[edit]

Asian Youth Day was started in 1999 under the auspices of the federation.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences'". Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences'. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  2. ^ "members". Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences'. Retrieved 2012-11-08. 
  3. ^ "Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.)". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2014-01-23. 
  4. ^ "AYD Background & History".