» 03/22/2010, 00.00
VATICAN - CHINA
Mgr. Nugent ordained Archbishop: "He bore the suffering of the Chinese Church"
The new archbishop was ordained by Cardinal. Bertone, while in China many communities (official and otherwise) had special Masses celebrated for the success of his mission. Card. Zen: "It was not always understood, but eventually the faithful will see what he has given China and the Vatican." While in the Vatican the Commission for the Chinese Church meets.
26/04/2012 VATICAN - CHINA
The Church in China needs formed laity and "good bishops"
The communiqué following the meeting of the Vatican Commission. "Admiration" for bishops and priests detained or limited. The claim of "bodies" to "place themselves above the bishops. Illegitimate episcopal ordinations and legitimate bishops participation in them.
06/12/2006 HONG KONG – CHINA – VIETNAM
Card. Zen: “Beijing should learn from Vietnam and be open to religious freedom”
After a two-day visit in Ho Chi Minh City, the bishop of Hong Kong talked to AsiaNews about the deep faith of the Vietnamese people and the openness of the government towards the Church. He invited China to disavow the Patriotic Association and grant full freedom to its Catholics.
Beijing and the Holy See: the unity of the Church before diplomatic relations
From December until today, despite many difficulties the Church in China has been trying to rebuild the path to unity between official and underground Catholics, dealt a severe blow by Communist Party strategies. The idea of the "Vietnam model". But Beijing’s fear of the "Jasmine Revolution" seems to prevail over interests in seeing reconciliation with the Church and society.
25/03/2010 VATICAN – CHINA
Card. Zen appreciates "clarity" and work of the Vatican Commission on the Church in China
Among most salient points, the stress on communion with the pope, avoiding participation in contradictory meetings, reference to bishops and priests still in prison, the responsibility of Chinese bishops in forming church personnel. Accord and integration among the different members of the Commission.
30/11/2006 CHINA VATICAN
Episcopal ordination in Xuzhou is "indecent and astounding", says Card Zen
The bishop of Hong Kong stresses the "astounding" methods by the Patriotic Association and the Religious Affairs Bureau in the unlawful Episcopal ordination. It make China look ridiculous, offends the faithful and damages the interests of the country. He appeals to the central government to start meaningful talks with the Holy See.
AsiaNews IS ALSO A MONTHLY!
AsiaNews monthly magazine (in Italian) is free.
2003 © All rights reserved - AsiaNews C.F. e P.Iva: 00889190153 - GLACOM®