Tng nh c TGM Nguyen Kim ien
Nhan ngay gio th 12 cua Ngai

Nguyen Quang Tuyen (Littleton, CO)

Khi con ngoai Bac, phan ong ch quen thuoc ten goi cua cac dong nh: a Minh, Phanxico, Chua Cu The. Kho tu: Phc Sn, Chau Sn, v.v... Dong n nh: Dong Kn, Vincent de Paul, a Minh, Men Thanh Gia v.v... Khi a di c vao mien Nam thay xuat hien nhieu ten Dong mi nh: Tieu e (dong nam - Faucauld), Tieu Muoi (dong n). Cung v co nhieu hoi dong nh vay cung nh nhieu tu hoi i nen Giao Hoi mien Nam rat sinh ong va hng thnh trong vong 20 nam, trc khi xay ra cuoc "thao chay" ra nc ngoai.

DONG TIEU E CHUA GIESU (Charles de Faucauld)

Ke t nam 1959, chung toi c ngu tai ng Phan nh Phung va Nguyen Thien Thuat (Ch Ban C-Saigon) pha di ng Cao Thang, hoat ong tai Giao Ho Ban C (huyen S-nha th lau). Pha tren ng Cao Thang ti Le Van Duyet (ch Vn Chuoi), van nghe thay co cac Linh Muc, tu s (dong Tieu e) va cac "S" (thuoc Tieu Muoi), thue nha rieng e sinh hoat cho moi gii. Thng ngay van i giup viec cho cac t nhan va x nghiep e sinh song, ong thi tao them phng tien cho cac moi trng truyen giao. Trong so cac Cha, thay chung toi c biet khong ro lam la co mot Linh Muc ngay nao cung i ap "xch lo", nhng dien mao rat ep ngi, toi ve lai co gi Thanh Le, kinh nguyen chung cho ca hai nganh.

LINH MUC AP XCH LO O LA AI?

Lan au tien chung toi c ong inh Minh Ngoc, Hoi Trng Hoi Cu Tu S mi d ai hoi cua cac cu tu s. Xin m ngoac - Ong inh Minh Ngoc la chu c s cua Toa Bao Xay Dng, sau nay a bien thanh "Giao X Xay Dng" do Linh Muc Nguyen Quang Lam (ky gia Thien Ho) coi soc (tru tr tai ng Thanh Mau, Ch Hoa).

Buoi ai hoi c to chc tai hoi trng Taberd (dong cac S Huynh La San). Trc gi khai mac a co ong u cac thanh vien en d. Tren nhng hang ghe danh cho cac quan khach va so ong cac Cha c mi, phan ong la cac Cha Bui Chu. Trong so cac Cha co mot v khong mac ao chung tham hay "bo clerge" g ca, nhng mac chiec s mi mau "chao long", quan kaki a cu va chan i xang an. Chung toi to mo hoi tham mi hay o la Cha Nguyen Kim ien, ngi Anh Ca thuoc Dong Tieu e - Chi Viet nam.

en phan gop y kien, xng ngon vien a mi Cha ien len phat bieu cam tng. Phai thu that rang ngay nhng phut au mi nghe giong noi cua Cha ai cung hi muon "buon ngu", v giong noi cham rai, tram buon va khong may hoat bat. Nhng, dan dan chnh giong noi hi buon luc au a tr nen sinh ong la thng. Dan da ngai ta en nhng gi hoat ong truyen giao tai Giao Phan Can Th. Ch co mot mnh ngai va ngi ch chiec ghe nho mon men tren song rach ngoan ngoeo en khap ni hang cung ngo hem, e tham dan cho biet s tnh va rao giang Tin Mng cho nhng ngi cha biet Chua.

Cha va dt li th nhng trang phao tay vang doi ca hoi trng, hoi trng t nhien bng sang vi nhng y nh truyen giao, a tao them cho nhng ngi cu tu s hien dien hom nay, t ngh en hoan canh i song hien tai, du con la nhng tu s ang rao giang Nc Chua hay a khoac chiec ao "bo i", cung co tm nhng phng cach... m mang Nc Chau, e bu lai nhng ngay thang a bc theo Chua.

CHA PHILIPPE NGUYEAN KIM IEN C THANG CHC GIAM MUC

V nhng tang trng ln manh cua Giao Hoi Cong Giao Mien Nam Viet Nam, ngay 24 thang 11 nam 1960, c Thanh Cha Gioan XXIII a ban hanh Tong Hien Venerabilium Nostrotrum thanh lap hang Giao Pham Viet Nam. T ay Giao Hoi Me Viet Nam gom thanh ba Giao Tnh va 17 Giao Phan hien tai eu trc thuoc Thanh Bo Truyen Giao Roma. ong thi Toa Thanh cung thanh lap may Giao Phan mi nh Long Xuyen, My Tho, a lat, va cung thang chc mot so Tan Giam Muc trong o co Cha Philippe Nguyen Kim ien, le phong chc Giam Muc tap the c to chc ngay tai vn hoa cuoi Vng Cung Thanh ng N Vng Hoa Bnh Saigon, mat tien khan ai c hng thang ra ng T Do.

Sau khi thang chc Giam Muc, c Cha ien a trong nham Giao Phan Can Th thay the c Cha Nguyen Van Bnh c c lam Tong Giam Muc Giao Tnh Saigon thay the c Cha Simon Hoa Nguyen Van Hien c c lam Giam Muc Giao Phan a Lat. Sau nam 1963, c Cha Nguyen Kim ien c thang chc Tong Giam Muc va c c lam Giam Quan Tong Giao Phan Hue thay the c Tong Giam Muc Phero Martino Ngo nh Thuc a xuat ngoai i hop Cong ong va lai Roma v tnh hnh chnh tr tai Viet Nam Cong Hoa sau vu Tong Thong Ngo nh Diem b tham sat ngay 2-11-1963.

HOA VO N CH

"...Trong 5 nam trong nham Tong Giao Phan Hue, thanh gia au tien ma Chua gi en cho ngai la bien co Tet Mau Than, gay nen cho TGP Hue biet bao canh tang toc au thng. Nhng la mot phan t cua Dong Tieu e, theo chan Anh Ca Charles de Faucauld, c Tong a rat mc khon ngoan va sang suot e leo lai con thuyen Giao Phan qua nhng cn loc va cac lan song ngam tiep dan sau nay... oi vi Nha Nc Cong San luc bay gi, cac hang ngu lanh ao ton giao van la mot cai gai am vao sn ang, ng loi can ban cua cac ao giao van la moi ai hoa cho tap oan phi nhan phan dan toc cua chung. Rieng Giao Hoi Cong Giao Viet Nam b chung chieu co rat ky va tm moi cach e phan hoa cac cap ieu khien Giao Hoi. Sau thang 4-1975, cac Giam Muc Viet Nam c Toa Thanh ban cho ac quyen cung co hang ngu hau cu nguy Giao Hoi.

"Ngay 27-09-1975, Hue, c Tong Giam Muc Nguyen Kim ien a chon Linh Muc Nguyen Nh The e tan phong lam Giam Muc Pho vi quyen ke v. c Tan Giam Muc nhan hieu Toa Tipasa di Mauritania. May nam au oi vi c Tong ien ke nh moi s se em xuoi, nhng sau khi "Uy Ban oan Ket Cong Giao Yeu Nc Viet Nam" ra i bat au gay chia re noi bo Cong Giao, nhat la sau khi c TGM ien treo chen (ipso facto) mot Linh Muc thuoc Giao Phan Hue a khong vang li ngai c i hop ai hoi cua Uy Ban tai Ha Noi, chnh quyen Bnh Tr Thien a theo sat tnh hnh tm c hoi ha oc thu. oi tng cua chung la c TGM ien, hang ngay "c ra lam viec" tai s Cong An Bnh Tr Thien, sang i chieu ve, rong ra may thang tri. Trc khi ra tay, chung tm cach triet ha c Tong Pho, ep buoc c Cha The phai xin t nhiem. Ngai a phai e n xin Toa Thanh cho giai nhiem chc vu, trc ap lc cua Nha Nc. Toa Thanh a chap nhan n xin t nhiem cua c Tong Pho Nguyen Nh The va ngai ch con la mot v Giam Muc ngh hu tai Toa TGM Hue ma thoi.

"Co lap xong c Tong ien, Cong San ben li dung vu n tu Trng Th Ly b bat qua tang mang nhng th luan lu cua ngai chuyen vao Saigon cho Cong ong Men Thanh Gia, e at c Tong ien vao cai the "ca nam tren tht". Trong s cang thang cua tnh the, ngai lam trong benh phai vao ieu tr tai Benh Vien Hue, roi c chnh quyen cho di chuyen vao Saigon cha tr tai benh vien Ch Ray, Ch Ln.

"PHUC TRUNG LAI" NHNG "BAT PHUNG THI"

"...Trong khi o Hoi ong Giam Muc Viet Nam lien lac xin vi Toa Thanh cho ngai sang Roma ieu tr. Toa Thanh chap thuan ngay va gi ien tn "hoa toc" ve Viet Nam, nhng ch mot tieng ong ho sau khi c tin vui nay, c TGM ien a thanh ngi thien co. Ngai mat vao ngay Th Bay 8-6-1988, mi hom trc ngay Phong Thanh 117 V T ao VN. Bao nhieu nghi van a c at ra sau cai tang au dn nay cua Tong Giao Phan Hue-Chieu trong Thanh Le lan th hai tai Thanh ng Giang Sinh thuoc Giao Hoi Cong Giao cai quan, c Ong Le Xuan Thng chu te, Cha Nguyen Thanh Long a loan bao vi oan Hanh Hng Phong Thanh tin c Tong Giam Muc Nguyen Kim ien qua i tai Saigon. Thanh le toi nay a c chuyen thanh Thanh Le Phat Tang cau cho linh hon c Co Tong Giam Muc Philippe Nguyen Kim ien!!!

"Am mu tham oc cua Chnh quyen Cong San noi chung va Uy Ban Nhan Dan Bnh Tr Thien noi rieng, cung mot luc a ha c hai v chu chien cua Tong Giao Phan Hue, chung "m c trong bung" va an mng ln. Ngi Viet chung ta thng noi "a chet th cho chet luon", nen sau khi Cong San cho ong Tong i luon, th chung cung khong cho ong Pho quay tr lai thay the ieu khien Giao Phan Hue na..." (Trch trong bai "Mot v sao hom tai chieu sang" (Viet ve c TGM The) cua Nguyen Quang Tuyen - Dan Chua thang 10, 1994- tr.47, 48 va 49. Nguyen Ly-Tng TTK Nguyet San Hiep Nhat co hieu nh va bo tuc nhng cho sai sot nham lan cua tac gia trong bai nay trc khi ang vao Hiep Nhat so 90 thang 6-2000).

GIAO HOI ME VIET NAM - MNG BA NAM NGAY TON PHONG YEN THANH

Theo e bai th tren ang trong Thong Tin Giao X N Vng T ao Viet Nam tai Denver, chung toi a viet:

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Giao Tnh Hue vi co o Thanh Noi
Tong Giam Muc Phi-lip Nguyen Kim ien
V ao Chua a het sc trung kien
Cha t ao nhng "a chet v ao"

Quang Tuyen (1991)

Trong bai "Thng Nh Hnh hai Me Viet Nam", chung toi a ghi:

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Thanh ng Phu Cam chieu sang rang ngi
Nguyen Kim ien chu chien oi knh nh. ...

Quang Tuyen (1992)

Sau nam 1975, c Cha ien c nhieu ngi nghe danh biet tieng vi thai o cng ran cua mot v chu chien a kch liet chong oi chnh quyen Cong San Viet Nam. Cung vi s chong oi manh liet cua ngai, nha cam quyen Cong San a co nhng iem rat cang thang vi Linh Muc, tu s va giao dan Giao Phan Hue. Rieng vi ngai, Cong San Viet Nam a dung nhieu bien phap tra ua manh me nh:

- Cho Cong An thng xuyen theo doi va canh chng cac loi ra vao cua Toa TGM Hue cung nh theo doi noi dung cac bai giang cua Ngai trong Thanh Le.

- Khong cho ngai tham d cac phien hop cua Hoi ong Giam Muc Viet Nam.

- Khong cho ngai i Roma trieu yet c Giao Hoang va vieng mo hai Thanh Tong o Phero va Phaolo.

- La Tong Giam Muc cua TGP Hue gom thanh pho Hue va ba tnh Tha Thien, Quang Tr, Quang Bnh, ngai a b cam khong c ra khoi thanh pho Hue ma khong co phep.

- Gay kho khan toi a trong viec thuyen chuyen nhiem s cac Cha S. Bat b giam cam cac Linh Muc than tn cua Toa Tong Giam Muc.

- Cac c s cua Giao Phan Hue nh Toa Giam Muc, ai Chung Vien, Nha Chung, cac Dong Tu v.v.... eu b phong toa va luc soat.

Nh a ke oan tren, c TGM Nguyen Kim ien von b benh tim va huyet ap. Qua nhieu thang ngay ng au vi chnh quyen Cong San, c Tong phat benh nang. Sau khi vao benh vien Hue cha tr khong may kha quan, ngai a c chnh quyen Bnh Tr Thien cho di chuyen vao Saigon tai benh vien Ch Ray e tr benh, nhng ngai a qua i nh a ta phan tren.

Thi hai cua c Tong ien c quan tai Toa Tong Giam Muc Saigon (thi c TGM Bnh) trong hai ngay roi a c di chuyen bang ng bo ra Hue. Linh cu ngai c quan tai Toa TGM Hue suot t toi 12 thang 6 en chieu 13 thang 6, oan linh cu c chuyen qua Nha Th Chnh Toa Phu Cam vi s ong te cua rat ong Giam Muc (Mien Nam va Mien Bac). Toan the cac Linh Muc Giao Phan Hue cung nh cac Linh Muc t cac ni en, sau o thi hai ngai c an tang trong Nha Th Chnh Toa.

c Tong Giam Muc Philippe Nguyen Kim ien mat i, Giao Hoi Viet Nam a thieu vang mot Giam Muc loi lac, mot v chu chan gng mau, at nc a thieu i mot cong dan qua cam, mot tam gng sang choi chong oc tai Cong San. Hoi ong Giam Muc Viet nam a mat mot v Trng Hoi Tha Sai Viet Nam e truyen giao cho cac quoc gia lan can nh: Lao, Cao Mien, Thai Lan va cac a phan trong vung A Chau.

c tin c Tong Giam Muc ien qua i, ngay 10-6-1988, trong ien van phan u vi Giao Phan Hue, c Thanh Cha Gioan Phaolo II a ban tang ngai danh v "Grand Figure d'Eveque". Cung nh trong nam 1980 trong dp mot so Giam Muc Viet Nam sang Roma vieng mo hai thanh Tong o Phero va Phaolo va yet kien c Thanh Cha, c Thanh Cha a nong nhiet goi ngai la "Vaillant Confrere", nhan dp Ngan Khanh Giam Muc cua ngai (1960-1985).