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May 23, 2021
“[Monday], the Catholic faithful in China celebrate the feast of Our Lady Help of Christians, the celestial patron of their great country,” Pope Francis told the faithful following the Regina coeli prayer on Pentecost Sunday.
May 17, 2021
Pope Francis has appointed the head of the Jesuits’ China Province as the new Bishop of Hong Kong. Father Stephen Chow Sau-Yan will succeed Bishop Michael Yeung Ming-cheung, who served as Hong Kong’s Bishop for just 17 months from August 2017 to January 2019. Following his untimely death, the diocese has been headed by his
March 26, 2021
The Chinese authorities announced the measures March 26 against David Alton and eight other U.K. citizens, as well as four institutions critical of the country’s human rights record.
February 17, 2021
More than fifty Irish faith leaders — including several Catholic figures — have signed a statement condemning the persecution of the Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, China, where it has been widely reported that no fewer than a million Uyghur and other Muslims are confined to internment camps and set to labour as slaves.
February 04, 2021
Uyghur women interned in China’s “re-education” camps are subjected to systemic rape by Chinese soldiers, a former camp detainee told the BBC.
January 14, 2021
Open Doors, the charity supporting persecuted Christians around the world, published its 2021 list of the countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution
January 01, 2021
If Cardinal Parolin and Archbishop Gallagher are clear-eyed regarding the terms of their arrangement, so is Cardinal Zen in his estimation of its effect.
October 07, 2020
Archbishop Gallagher's remarks came in an interview with Crux.