COMMENTARY: Moral pressure is really the only ‘power’ that the Catholic Church can exert on communist China. Will it do so now?
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Cardinal Zen’s Arrest: A Window Into Religious Persecution in China and Hong Kong (Season 4 — Ep. 2)
How has the Communist party “winnowed down” Christianity in China and Hong Kong and what does this mean for the future of the Catholic Church there? International Rights Lawyer Nina Shea of the Hudson Institute sheds light on the persecution of religious believers in China on Religious Freedom Matters.
Li spent four months in secret detention in 2021 before being released on bail.
China’s Civil Aviation Administration said on Tuesday that rescuers had so far failed to discover any survivors.
Human Rights Activist: Diplomatic Relations Between Vatican and China Would Be ‘Totally Unacceptable’
Rogers is the founder of Hong Kong Watch, a U.K.-based organization monitoring human rights, freedoms, and rule of law in the city on China’s southern coast, which is home to around 389,000 Catholics.
'Until the Chinese Communist Party puts an end to all ethnic cleansing, slave labor practices, and political oppression, I will work to ensure that the Olympics are never hosted in the People’s Republic of China again.'
Catholic Pro-Democracy Figure Jimmy Lai Gets Jail Time for Involvement in Hong Kong Tiananmen Square Vigil
Lai, 74, has supported the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement for over 30 years and has said that his Catholic faith is a major motivating factor in his pro-democracy advocacy.
Detentions of underground clergy in China are common, as a means of pressuring them to join the state-run Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association.
Apple declined to comment noting its human rights statement: “We’re required to comply with local laws, and at times there are complex issues about which we may disagree with governments.”
BOOK REVIEW: Victor Gaetan’s recent book explains how the Church does diplomacy and why the Vatican and United States don’t often see eye-to-eye.