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China: Bishop ordained with papal mandate

April 20, 2010

A 47-year-old priest has become the first bishop ordained in China since 2007. Bishop Paul Meng Qinglu, who is active in the government-approved Catholic Patriotic Association, has received a papal mandate for his ordination as Bishop of Hohhot, a city of 2.6 million in the northern Chinese region of Inner Mongolia.


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