Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Thousands are baptised in Beijing, while in Zhejiang two priests are imprisoned


Bernardo Cervellera

Asia News

The wave of new conversions makes it difficult to find sufficient godparents. In the interim of the Pope’s long awaited letter to China’s Catholics, the Patriotic Association’s iron fist is felt, particularly in Hebei and Zhejiang.Beijing (AsiaNews) – Thousands of people were baptised into the faith in Catholic churches across China on Easter night. Yet in some areas the underground Church is still subjected to persecution and imprisonment. read more

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