Patriotic education has been an imperative of the CCP since the Maoist Revolution to inculcate the party’s official ideology.
Results from Tag: 'chinese communist party'
Following the 2018 agreement between the Holy See and Beijing regarding bishop appointments, two Chinese prelates were welcomed at the Synod.
Sebastien Lai has not seen his father in three years and worries for his health as his dad suffers from diabetes and was diagnosed with high blood pressure in 2021 while in prison.
NEWS ANALYSIS: Pope Francis sparked a furor when he urged Chinese Catholics to be ‘good citizens,’ but experts say the Church, by its very nature, remains a thorn in the side of contemporary totalitarian regimes from China to Nicaragua.
Those familiar with the cardinal’s story recounted how while in prison he would recite the Mass in Latin by memory and the cardinal, who had a strong Marian devotion, prayed the rosary using only his fingers.
Rep. Gallagher said that local CCP officials in the Henan province of China forced churches to replace displays of the Ten Commandments with quotes from President Xi Jinping.
COMMENTARY: The decision to appoint Bishop Joseph Shen Bin to the Diocese of Shanghai is a massive humiliation for the Holy See and the utter failure of the centerpiece of the Holy Father’s China policy.
Faith Leaders Warn Lawmakers of Worsening Religious Persecution for Catholics and Other Christians in China, Criticize Vatican Agreement
At a hearing this week on Capitol Hill, one pastor said: ‘There is a real price to pay for being a true Christian in China.’
Pope Francis underlined that it was prayer that nourished Father Ricci’s missionary life in which he helped ‘lead many of his disciples and Chinese friends to accept the Catholic faith.’
The order came from Chinese Communist Party officials in the Longwan district of the city of Wenzhou, according to ChinaAid.