10 FABC Plenary Assemblies

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.