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  • Chinese Catholics warned by provincial officials not to take children to Mass

    Chinese Catholics warned by provincial officials not to take children to Mass

    • Apr 18, 2018

    Chinese officials in Henan province warned people to follow “the principle of religion and education separation” and the revised regulations on religious affairs. It said no religious venue should hold training sessions, and no children should be brought to church by parents.

  • China says bishop selection does not breach religious rights

    China says bishop selection does not breach religious rights

    • Apr 3, 2018

    Restricting the Vatican’s control over the appointment of bishops in China does not infringe on believers’ religious freedom, a Chinese official said Tuesday, amid historic negotiations between Beijing and the Holy See aimed at healing divisions.

  • Bishop’s fate highlights China’s power amid Vatican talks

    Bishop’s fate highlights China’s power amid Vatican talks

    • Mar 30, 2018

    Bishop Guo Xijin, who was taken into custody by the government for the second time this week, is at the center of talks between the Vatican and the atheist Communist Party that will likely yield a deal on who appoints bishops in China. The move would be historic, uniting the country’s Catholics for the first time since Beijing and the Holy See severed relations nearly seven decades ago.

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