» 07/06/2005, 00.00
Underground Protestant clergyman on trial
His trial is set to start tomorrow. The clergyman is accused of "illegal business practices" because he kept Bibles in a cache with the intention of giving them free to the faithful.
An ancient church becomes home to two Protestant communities.
Christmas prayer prohibited by police
More than 10,000 faithful attend the funeral of Mgr Xie, underground Bishop of Mingdong
Catholics in China: "We know him from his books. We love Benedict XVI s humility"
Catholics waited up late into the night to follow the outcome of the Conclave on Internet and satellite t.v. They are now praying to welcome the Pontiff to Beijing one day.
28/04/2005 CHINA - VATICAN
Seven Catholic priests arrested in Hebei
They were to go on retreat. Their bishop, Msgr Julius Jia Zhiguo, had been under surveillance from John Paul II's death through to the election of Benedict XVI.
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