1,500 attend consecration of new parish in China
September 08, 2010
Two bishops, joined by 40 priests and 1,500 faithful, attended the solemn consecration of the Parish of Jesus the Good Shepherd in the Diocese of Baotou on September 1. Both bishops were ordained earlier this year with the approval of the Holy See and the Chinese government. Representatives of the Protestant and Buddhist communities were also in attendance.
Baotou, a city of 2.5 million, is the capital of the northern Chinese province of Inner Mongolia.
- Consecration of the Parish of Jesus the Good Shepherd: a moment of communion in the heart of ecumenical and interreligious dialogue (Fides)
- Baotou (Wikipedia)