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Shan Ren Shen Fu (山人神父)
Zhifang village Catholic Church demolished in the name of development
The sacred building was destroyed because "illegal", but in reality it had all the building permits for 20 years. It’s destruction, perhaps for economic reasons, is "illegal": the land where the church was located is now worth a lot, thanks to the development that took place in the area.
28/10/2016 14:31:00 CHINA – VATICAN
Mgr Francis Tong Hui, emeritus bishop of Yulin, dies
He had been ill for several years. He spent 15 years in prison for his faith. In 2011 he retired and was succeeded by Mgr John Baptist Yang Xiaoting. Since 1992, the diocese of Yulin also includes Yanan, one of the glorious places of the Long March.
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.
Beijing, religious freedom according to the Olympics
Foreigners are guaranteed ceremonies, meetings and even mass in their own language; Chinese Catholics from the Official Church are ordered not to hold large gatherings that last too long. Bishops and priests from the underground Church are under house arrest. Msgr. Giulio Jia Zhiguo under round the clock police surveillance. The pretty pictures of China Daily.
More than 10,000 faithful attend the funeral of Mgr Xie, underground Bishop of Mingdong
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