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In Bali, 181 children receive their First Communion on Corpus Domini
The Mass saw the participation of the whole community. For Fr Herman Yoseph Babey, parish priest in Denpasar, “the life of our children is no longer for themselves, but it is ready to be shared and lived in the service of others.”
An ancient church becomes home to two Protestant communities.
In Mosul 81 children meet the challenge of their First Communion
Shanghai church draws Korean pilgrims
Church building was torn down and rebuilt as part of Pudong district's redevelopment plans. Koreans visit the site to see relic of Saint Andrew Kim, the first Korean martyr.
14/07/2009 CHINA - VATICAN
Cardinal Zen: The Church in China two years after the Pope's Letter
Misinterpretations of the Letter have led to confusion and distress in the underground community. The official bishops must have more courage in their faithfulness to the pope, refusing structures that are contrary to the Catholic faith. The Chinese government continues its usual policy: total control of the Church.
New bishop of Nanchang (Jiangxi) ordained, underground Catholics also present
The new bishop, Mgr. John Baptist Li Suguang, tells AsiaNews of his desire to work for unity between the two communities, underground and official living in the diocese. So far this year, nine bishops have been ordained in China.
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