CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 23 July 2016

HONG KONG (SE): The results of an in-depth study into the pressures facing young Christian families in urban China contrasts the Confucian notion of love, which it describes as flowing from the authority of elders, and the Christian concept, as seen in the...

BEIJING (AsiaNews): An intimidation campaign has been launched against a House Church in Guizhou province, with local authorities threatening to sue its members and bar their children from tertiary education.

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BEIJING (AsiaNews): Village authorities in Dingan, Guangxi, plan to celebrate the expulsion of foreign Catholics from their area in 1856 with a museum celebrating the role played by a magistrate from the Qing era, Zhang Mingfeng, in sentencing a priest from the Paris...

HONG KONG (SE): A lengthy report published by Reuters on July 15 claims that there is progress being made in the behind-closed-doors meetings between representatives of the Chinese government and officials from the Vatican.

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BEIJING (SE): The Philippine embassy in Beijing circulated a safety advisory among its citizens resident in mainland China ahead of the decision handed down by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague in favour of a case filed by the Philippine government....