» 01/19/2011, 00.00
CHINA – HONG KONG
Christian clergymen arrested to stop him from attending conference in Hong Kong
Wang Yi, a well-know house church leader, was detained at Chengdu airport as he was boarding a plane bound for Hong Kong, where he was scheduled to speak at an Evangelical conference. Tens of millions of Christians practice their faith underground to avoid state-sponsored persecution.
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Evangelisation "can also take place on the Internet,” especially in Asia
Participants in a major international conference in Hong Kong reflected upon the use of cyberspace in proclaiming the Word. Organised by the Online School of Evangelisation led by Fr Giampietro, a missionary with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, the event was a success. For him, the Internet is a powerful “tool” for the mission, and priests must realise this. Whenever “two or three people gather in His name, then Christ is with them. This also applies online.”
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Beijing tells Hong Kong delegates they can speak about Occupy, but must be careful about what they say
The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) expels James Tien Pei-chun, leader of the Liberal Party in Hong Kong, guilty for demanding the resignation of its chief executive. Yu Zhengsheng, who is CPPCC president and fourth highest-ranking Chinese leader, warns that public criticism will not be tolerated.
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HK pro-democracy activists to invite exiled dissidents to commemorate Tiananmen Square crackdown
Meetings, forums and seminars are planned to lead up to the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Beijing will probably refuse visas to “counterrevolutionaries” involved in the 1989 event.
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