Antonio Yao Shun has been consecrated bishop in the first ordination since last year’s Vatican-China deal.
Protests in Hong Kong have entered their eighth week and are showing no signs of abating. As the government has refused to acknowledge the protesters’ demands, tensions and tactics have escalated.
An exhibit on Chinese empresses featured a rare display by two Jesuit missionaries whose artwork was in the past largely seen only by royalty and high government officials.
China is practicing child separation and organ harvesting against Uighur Muslims, new reports allege
Two new reports conclude that China is engaging in organ harvesting and a child separation campaign against the country’s Uighur Muslim minority.
China's ruling Communist Party has carried out a widespread crackdown on all religious institutions in recent years.
The Holy See also calls on the Chinese authorities to refrain from using “intimidatory pressures” on the members of the underground church communities.