CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 14 January 2017

HONG KONG (UCAN): The Ninth National Congress of Catholic Representatives was doused with a bit of official pomp when Yu Zhengsheng, the chairperson of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and a high ranking leader in the Communist Party...

BEIJING (AsiaNews): One of the first of eight priests to be ordained a bishop illicitly under the self-elect, self-determination principle of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association in the late 1950s, Bishop Anthony Tu Shihua, died on the morning of January...

BANGKOK (SE): “From Trump to an ailing economy, the Chinese president will need to navigate through many unknowns,” a commentator on China and Church affairs in the country, Michael Sainsbury, says in an article posted on the ...

GUANGZHOU (SE): Reports on the current talks going on between the Vatican and Beijing appear to be focussed on the appointment of bishops, an understandable agenda, but it reflects only one particular approach to the Catholic Church in China.

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