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worshippers attend a mass at a cathedral in china, most of the ceiling is seen in the image along with people
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Two state-sponsored church bodies in China have elected new leaders, who promised to invigorate the Catholic faithful pastorally in line with the socialist principles of the Chinese Communist Party.
Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired bishop of Hong Kong, celebrates Mass in Hong Kong May 24, 2022. At a pre-trial hearing in Hong Kong Aug. 9, 2022, a judge announced that Cardinal Zen and four other defendants will face a five-day trial Sept. 19-23 on charges of failing to properly register a now-defunct fund to help anti-government protesters. (CNS photo/Tyrone Siu, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyNews
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
A judge set a five-day trial for Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and four other defendants who face charges of failing to properly register a now-defunct fund to help anti-government protesters.
Politics & SocietyVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Four years after the Holy See and China reached a provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops, Archbishop Paul Gallagher says the results are “not terribly impressive.”
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Catholic News Service
The 90-year-old cardinal was detained May 11 under China’s national security law for “conspiracy to collude with foreign forces,” but he has not been charged with that.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
A Vatican-approved Chinese bishop remains in detention more than one year after his arrest for allegedly violating the communist country’s repressive regulations on religious affairs.
Politics & SocietyInterviews
Gerard O’Connell
“You realize that the rest of the world is looking toward Pope Francis as maybe the one person who could end this [war], who could bring peace,” Ambassador Donnelly told Gerard O’Connell.