» 03/18/2014, 00.00
VATICAN - CHINA
Msgr Savio Hon Taifai
Bishop Fan Zhongliang: Better broken jade than intact tile
The Secretary of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples publishes a eulogy for the Bishop of Shanghai who died on March 16, on AsiaNews. A witness faithful to the Pope and the Chinese nation. As a sign of reconciliation and harmony, his funeral should be celebrated by Msgr. Ma Daqin, currently under house arrest.
Shanghai, Mass in memory of Msgr. Jin Luxian, while Msgr. Ma Daqin remains under house arrest
The mass in the Cathedral was presided by the parish priest. The bishop of Shanghai was dismissed and he is forbidden to meet people and celebrate in public. Preparations for the feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, on 24 May. Restrictions on pilgrimages throughout the month of May.
17/03/2014 CHINA - VATICAN
Msgr. Joseph Fan Zhongliang, underground bishop of Shanghai, has died
He spent about 30 years in prison or forced labor camps. Designated successor to Card. Kung Pin-mei, he never had the freedom to exercise his ministry. The government replaced him with Msgr. Jin Luxian, who died last year. The only bishop left in Shanghai, is Msgr. Ma Daqin who is under house arrest. The Pope’s blessing through AsiaNews.
Bishop Ma Daqin: "Praise God for the graces of 2013, peace and joy for the Year of the Horse"
The Bishop of Shanghai, under house arrest, publishes a prayer on the occasion of the last day of the Year of Snake. The Church celebrates the Chinese New Year by wishing "wisdom" to national leaders and "good health" for Pope Benedict XVI and retired to his successor Francis. A Catholic wishes bishop Ma may be released in the year that bears his name.
17/10/2012 CHINA - VATICAN
Alive and well, no Requiem for Mgr Ma Daqin on his 100th day of 'forced rest'
The auxiliary bishop of Shanghai jokes about it on his blog, describing centipede bites and laughter with fellow priests and seminarians at Sheshan. Under virtual house arrest, the prelate cannot perform his ministry after he quit the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association on the day of his ordination. His parishioners show they are with him.
06/07/2013 CHINA - VATICAN
After one year of house arrest, Chinese Catholics pray for Mgr Ma Daqin, bishop of Shanghai
His forced absence and silence are bringing Catholics together, boosting the high regard with which the Catholic Church, and even non-Christians hold him.
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