The Vatican has not had a nunciature in mainland China since the 1950s, when the Chinese government expelled the Vatican’s representatives.
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When Cardinal Joseph Zen, the 90-year-old bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, was arrested and released on bail two weeks ago it sent a clear signal of just how far China will go in trespassing on religious freedom. What’s next for Cardinal Zen and for Catholic and other religious believers in Hong Kong? Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin brings us that story and more, including how European pro-lifers are hailing the expected Dobbs decision.
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.
The bishop emeritus of Hong Kong was arrested with four others Wednesday for ‘collusion with foreign forces’ and has since been released on bail.
Father Woo praised the heroic witness of Cardinal Ignatius Kung Pin-Mei, archbishop of Shanghai in the 1950s, who was jailed for 33 years for refusing to pledge allegiance to the state.
The videos, which were posted online with Chinese subtitles, have been viewed thousands of times, less than 24 hours after the Diocese of Hong Kong released them on March 22.
The Conservative Party Human Rights Commission, an organization Rogers co-founded, was among the U.K. entities hit by Chinese sanctions in March 2021.
During the Mass, Bishop Chow laid face down on the floor in total surrender to God as the congregation recited the Litany of the Saints in Cantonese.
Bishop-elect Stephen Chow Sau-yan, the former head of the Jesuits’ Chinese province, is scheduled to be consecrated as a bishop in the city’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Dec. 4.