FABC X Plenary Assembly will be organized in Việt Nam from 10 to 16 December 2012.
The theme: “Responding the Challenges in Asia”.
In the past, there were 9 FABC Plenary Assemblies:
FABC I: Evangelization in Modern-Day Asia
- Taipei, Taiwan, 22-27 April, 1974
Participants: 50+ Bishops, 100 Priests & others
(Bishops-delegates from 14 Episcopal Conferences & 18 countries).
FABC II: Prayer - The Life of the Church of Asia
- Calcutta, India, 19-25 November, 1978
Participants: 44 Voting Bishops, 11 non-Voting Bishops, 28 others.
FABC III: The Church - A Community of Faith in Asia
- Samphran, Thailand, 20-27 October, 1982
Participants: 37 Voting Bishops, 20 non-Voting Bishops, 81 others
(Delegates from 16 countries of East Asia, from 12 of 14.
Conferences and from Hong Kong & Macau)
FABC IV: The Vocation and Mission of the Laity in the Church and in the
World of Asia
- Tokyo, Japan, 16-25 September, 1986
Participants: 41 Voting Bishops, 36 non-Voting Bishops, 82 others.
FABC V: The Emerging Challenges to the Church in Asia in the 1990s: A
Call to Respond
(New Way of Being Church)
- Bandung, Indonesia, 17-27 July, 1990
Participants: 50 Voting Bishops, 36 non-Voting Bishops, 70+ others.
FABC VI: Christian Discipleship in Asia Today: Service to Life
- Manila, Philippines, 10-19 January, 1995
Participants: 58 Voting Bishops, 119 non-Voting Bishops, 67 others.
FABC VII: A Renewed Church in Asia: A Mission of Love and Service
- Samphran, Thailand, 3-12 January, 2000
Participants: 70 Voting Bishops, 25 non-Voting Bishops, 98 others.
FABC VIII: The Asian Family Toward a Culture of Integral Life
- Daejeon, South Korea, 17-23 August, 2004
Participants: 59 Voting Bishops, 25 non-voting Bishops, 38 others.
FABC IX: Living the Eucharist in Asia
- Manila, Philippines, 10-16 August, 2009
Participants: 65 Voting Bishops, 27 non-Voting Bishops, 43 others.