China bishop, under house arrest since ordination, professes love for China
Catholic World News - September 14, 2012
Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin, the Shanghai auxiliary who has been under effective house arrest since he defied Chinese authorities during his ordination ceremony, has expressed his continuing love for China in blog postings, the AsiaNews service reports.
Bishop Ma has written generally about spiritual issues on his blog, but has not touched on his own status. The bishop has been staying at a seminary in Sheshan, under close observation by Chinese officials, and barred from making public appearances since he announced his resignation from the government-backed Catholic Patriotic Association.
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