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Death of bishop of Shijiazhuang, Mgr. Jiang Taoran. Problems for Mgr. Jia Zhiguo
Illicitly ordained, he was granted communion with the Holy See in 2008 with orders to obey Mgr. Jia Zhiguo. Who,, once again, is under detention and probably will not officiate at the funeral.
Zhengding-Shijiazhuang, growing cooperation between official and underground bishops
For the first time in decades, to mark the Mid-autumn Festival, some priests and laity of the diocese of underground Bishop. Jia Zhiguo, met with Mgr. Jiang Taoran, official bishop emeritus of Shijiazhuang. Mgr. Jia arrested several times, was freed last July.
10/07/2010 CHINA - VATICAN
New bishop of Taizhou ordained, after nearly 50 years of vacant see
Approved by the Vatican. The Diocese of Taizhu was among the first to have a Chinese bishop in 1926. The newly ordained bishop has spent 25 years in hard labour. "In prison I discovered that God is close to me". No problems in the relationship between official and underground Christians. After decades the diocese is reborn.
21/09/2010 CHINA - VATICAN
Mgr. Peter Wu Junwei, new bishop of Yuncheng
The eighth bishop ordained this year with the approval of the Holy See and recognition of Beijing. All ordaining bishops are in communion with the Holy See. The priorities of the newly-ordained: formation of priests and laity to evangelize. In October, a planned retreat with all the priests of the diocese. The first evangelization of Yuncheng dates to late Ming Dynasty, by the Italian Jesuits Alenia and Vagnone.
17/09/2007 CHINA – VATICAN
Beijing getting ready for the ordination of Mgr Li Shan, CCPA seizes bishop’s residence
Mgr Li Shan’s ordination should go ahead next Friday. Some sources believe his appointment has Holy See approval. CCPA deputy chairman is suspected of using Church property to benefit his family.
03/05/2006 CHINA - VATICAN
New bishop ordained in Anhui without Pope's permission
The Vatican sent a message to the candidate asking him to not go ahead.
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