Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (FABC)
Fédération des conférences épiscopales de l'Asie
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28 Nov 1970, Manila (Philippines). Statutes adopted by participating member conferences, 25 Aug 1972; approved by His Holiness the Pope, 16 Nov 1972, ad experimentum for 2 years. Statutes amended 22-27 Apr 1974, Taipei (Taiwan), at 1st Plenary Assembly; approved, 21 Nov 1974 ad experimentum for 2 years by Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples (CEP), with approval repeated 6 Apr 1977. Statutes amended again by 5th Plenary Assembly, 17-27 Aug 1990, Bandung (Indonesia) and approved ad experimentum with recommendations for additional amendments by CEP. Additional amendments made at 6th Plenary Assembly, 10-19 Jan 1995, Manila (Philippines) and approved by Holy See. Further amendments made at 9th Plenary Assembly, 10-16 Aug 2009, Manila (Philippines), and at 10th Plenary Assembly, 10-16 Dec 2012, Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), and approved by Holy See.
Foster among members solidarity and co-responsibility for the welfare of Church and society in Asia; promote and defend whatever is for the greater good.Available with paid subscription only.
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