China: ‘Underground’ bishop freed from detention
Catholic World News - July 08, 2010
Bishop Jia Zhiguo of Zhengding, a 75-year-old bishop faithful to the Holy See, was released from detention on July 8, according to the Cardinal Kung Foundation. Bishop Jia, whose ministry is not recognized by the Chinese government, has been arrested 13 times since 2004 and had previously been imprisoned for 18 years.
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