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CHINA – VATICAN
Catholics pray for the return of two priests, seized like their bishop-designate, in Handan
The bishop-designate was seized by police right before his ordination, which had papal approval. The two priests disappear after they met Religious Affairs officials.
08/05/2010 CHINA - VATCAN
New bishop in Xiamen, approved by the Vatican. Present a bishop of Taiwan
Msgr. Cheng, bishop emeritus of Taipei attends. Also present illegitimate Bishop Zhan Silu . The Diocese of Xiamen has long cultivated relationships with the Church in Taiwan. AsiaNews interview with the new bishop, Mgr. Cai.
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.
08/07/2011 CHINA - VATICAN
Liaoning priests rush to defense of bishop to prevent his participation in illegitimate ordination
Bishop Pei Junmin received an order to attend the Episcopal ordination in Shantou on 14 July. The candidate has no papal mandate. His priests are defending him from forced deportation.
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Jubilee closes in Handan with the participation of 10,000 people and the ordination of five priests
Mgr Sun Jigen celebrated the Mass in Our Lady of the Graces Church in Daming. The bishop emeritus led the ordination. In addition to the large crowd of faithful, some 110 priests, 10 seminarians and 10 nuns were present at the moving ceremony for the faithful. The profile of the new priests is included.
Mgr Wu Qinjing released in Zhouzhi, now resting in hospital
The prelate, who was ordained without the government's permission, was held incommunicado for five days. Before his release he had to sign a statement in which he recognises that this pastoral work is "illegal" and pledges never again to wear the mitre and Episcopal vestments.
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