Beijing and the Vatican: small steps and religious freedom

New Shanghai bishop: "Serving the community against the spread of secularisation"

The Shanghai Religious Affairs office has sought to deny the bishop's appointment enjoys the consent of the Holy See. But Mgr Joseph Zen and AsiaNews sources confirm this is indeed the case.

Father Bao: from Communist militant to priest in the underground Church
Persecution in Hebei, a liability for Hu Jintao's plans
Letter slams Wang Zhenguo, Religious Affairs Bureau director in Gao Cheng County, for building a 'harmonious society' with violence and terror.