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CHINA - VATICAN
All is ready for the ordination of the new bishop of Beijing
Only those invited will participate in tomorrow’s celebration, among security measures a ban on (foreign) media. The faithful reassured by papal approval.
16/05/2011 CHINA - VATICAN
Patriotic Association threatens 10 episcopal ordinations without papal mandate
This was declared by Anthony Liu Bainian, honorary president of the PA. On May 11 there was an election of Bishops in Shantou (Guangdong) with a single candidate, linked to the Communist Party to oust the bishop of the diocese, approved by the Holy See.
16/09/2010 CHINA - VATICAN
New coadjutor bishop of Taiyuan
He is the seventh bishop ordained in a year, with the approval of the Holy See and Beijing. The ceremony was attended by five thousand faithful, 120 priests and four bishops, all approved by the Vatican. He tells AsiaNews it is time to "build the Church in our hearts." Taiyuan is a land of martyrs.
20/05/2011 CHINA - VATICAN
New bishop of Yanzhou ordained with Holy See approval
Bishop John Lu Peisen is the second legitimate pastor ordained since the beginning of the year. Two days ago the Pope's call to pray for the bishops who "suffer and are under pressure in exercising their episcopal ministry." Bishop Lu was a long time teacher at the seminary in Jinan.
28/07/2005 china - vatican
New Bishop of Xi'an, approved by Rome and Beijing
Msgr Anthony Dang Mingyan, consecrated by Archbishop Anthony Li Duan.
21/09/2007 CHINA - VATICAN
The joy of Beijing’s Catholics for the ordination of Msgr. Li Shan
Over one thousand people took part in the ceremony, among them government representatives and members of the Patriotic Association . According to a local Catholic, Msgr. Li represents a great step forward for Church unity in China.
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