Chinese government puts pressure on seminary to reinstate ousted rector
Catholic World News - September 19, 2011
After a Chinese seminary dismissed a rector because of alleged embezzlement, government authorities have come to the accused priest’s defense, pressing for his reinstatement and refusing to allow the seminary to open for classes in September.
The intervention by public officials shows another dimension of the Chinese government’s effort to control Church activities.
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