Ngo Dinh Diem, assassinated in 1963 Archbishop Thuc’s brother

Vietnam Catholics remember late Catholic president

“Today we are present here to celebrate the 57th death anniversary of the late president and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu, who were assassinated on Nov. 2, 1963,” Father Loc told the congregation. The brothers were shot dead in an overthrow by then army officers backed by the United States. MORE