- Dec 10, 2019
Religious leaders in the Philippines have warned that the government labeling a missionary organization as a front for Communist rebels puts them at risk of extra-judicial killings.
On Wednesday Jan. 23, 2019, the lower house of Czech Parliament has approved a proposal drafted by the Communist Party to tax the compensation that the country’s churches receive for property seized by the former Communist regime.
The president of China’s state-sanctioned bishops’ conference has pledged to work with the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association to develop the Sinicization of religion in the communist nation.
After the sudden death of the Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung of Hong Kong, Pope Francis will be signalling his intentions for the Chinese Church when he appoints a successor.
A bishop who has resisted demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body has been taken into custody, a Catholic news service reported, despite recent moves by Beijing and the Holy See toward reconciliation.
Four priests from the underground Catholic Church in China’s Hebei province have been taken into police custody for indoctrination.