People pray during a Catholic service outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong as they protest the extradition bill with China June 11, 2019. (CNS photo/Thomas Peter, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
Dialogue is always preferable to confrontation, Cardinal Dolan said. ”[But] my gut also tells me that you can’t negotiate with these people. It could be extraordinarily counterproductive.”
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Father Tong succeeds the current provincial, Stephen Chow, S.J., whom Pope Francis appointed as the new bishop of Hong Kong on May 17.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News Service
It was 100 years ago—on Sept. 12, 1921—when the Maryknoll Sisters assigned its first group of sisters to China, the order’s first mission.
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Catholic News Service
A new bishop has been installed in China’s Wuhan Diocese, making him the latest to be ordained under a deal between the Vatican and China.
FaithNews
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
While the Holy See continues to dialogue with the Chinese government, the church is proud of Catholics who have held on to their faith in the country, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state.
FaithNews
Catholic News Service
Father Anthony Li Hui is the fifth Chinese bishop appointed under the terms of a Vatican-China agreement signed in 2018 and renewed in 2020, the Vatican press office said.