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Two bishops out from the shadows in one week

HONG KONG (SE): In July 2011, Bishop Joseph Sun Jigen played a bit of hide and seek with the government over his episcopal ordination in Handan, when he set a false date for his ordination, for which he had Holy See approval, as July 29.
But as the day approached, he announced that in fact he had already been ordained at another location on June 21 in order to prevent illicitly ordained bishops from being present.
In the eyes of the Vatican he became the coadjutor of the diocese of Handan.

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