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A decade on from Pope Benedict’s letter to Chinese Catholics

HONG KONG (SE): The letter, which has now become the text book for the Church in China penned by Pope Benedict XVI to Chinese Catholics in 2007, is as important today as it was 10 years ago.
Speakers at a seminar held on May 7 in Hong Kong to mark the anniversary, said that it should be re-read as a source of wisdom in looking at what path the Church in China should follow.

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