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African Influences on Chinese Catholicism

Christians of all kinds are returning to the Middle Kingdom. But the Christian significance of the Afro-Chinese encounter is even more important, broader than the simple number of the newly baptized. Therefore, this article highlights a dimension that is rarely mentioned: it focuses on Africans who, as workers, students, diplomats or small businessmen, live in…

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Hong Kong, China: Senior Clergy Could Be Sent to Mainland China for Trial under News Security Law

Church leaders supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement including Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Ha Chi-shing could be sent to mainland China to be tried under its opaque, politicized system when onerous new security laws are passed by Beijing as early as the end of this month. The official draft of the laws has yet…

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Organ Harvesting: Making China Accountable

A growing number of voices are calling for an international investigation into the root causes of the coronavirus pandemic, and many hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime responsible for its cover-up, its silencing of whistleblowers and its lack of transparency about the real death toll and infection rates. But if we are to hold…

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‘Repressed, Removed, Re-educated’ – CSW Report on China’s ‘War against the Soul’

What can the world do in the face of this appalling assault on human dignity and conscience? The report makes several recommendations, but the most important is that at every opportunity, in public and in private, the international community must urge the Chinese regime to stop these grave violations of international human rights laws and…

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Pope Video March 2020 – For Catholics in China

Today, the Church in China looks to the future with hope. The Church wants Chinese Christians to be truly Christians, and to be good citizens. They should promote the Gospel, but without engaging in proselytism, and they need to achieve the unity of the divided Catholic community. Let us pray together that the Church in…