$4.5 million restoration of Beijing cathedral
Catholic World News - October 27, 2010
Xishiku Cathedral in Beijing, constructed in 1887 and once the seat of a cardinal, has been restored to its original splendor at the cost of 30 million yuan ($4.48 million), according to the Fides news agency. Archbishop Joseph Li Shan, the city’s current bishop, was ordained in 2007 with the approval of both the Holy See and Communist authorities.
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