Rome, Italy, Oct 16, 2013 / 08:54 am
In the aftermath following decades of communism, a Czech bishop reveals that although the number of those who practice their faith in the country has diminished, people are ready to hear the Gospel.
"That's what we take as our mission, the re-evangelization. We try to enter in the society with the message of the Gospel, something good, positive, that can address them," Bishop Jan Vokal told CNA/EWTN News in an Oct. 14 interview.
"In fact," noted the bishop, there are a lot of people interested in hearing the Gospel, "because it's something they, inside of them, they search for or look for that they cannot find anywhere but in God. So the Church will try to offer this to them."
Bishop Vokal oversees the Eastern Bohemian diocese of Hradec Králové in the Czech Republic, and was present in Rome for the entrustment of the world to Our Lady of Fatima over the weekend.