CATHOLIC NEWS OF THE WEEK . Saturday, 30 August 2014

PARIS (Agencies): Early in August, the Communist Party of China issued instructions for intermarriage in the Tibet Autonomous Region that have sparked outrage among rights groups.

The move is being denounced as a new phase in...

HONG KONG (SE): Radio Free Asia reported that more than 100 people who descended on the township in Shiqu county in the Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on August 12 to demand the release of a 45-year-old village leader, Chang Wangzha, from Danmaxuba Village,...

BEIJING (AsiaNews): Father Joseph Lu Genjun was released from prison on August 9 after eight years of isolation and incarceration.

The 52-year-old priest from the unofficial Church community in Baoding, Hebei, was arrested and...

SEOUL (AsiaNews) : A stinging editorial in the official Rodong Simun newspaper in Pyongyang on August 1 has excommunicated China as one of its faithful, calling it a country without principles, bourgeois and decadent.

Miffed...