'Underground' Chinese priests arrested, beaten
Catholic World News - April 12, 2011
Two Catholic priests of the 'underground' Church in China's Hebei province have been arrested and beaten recently, AsiaNews reports.
The faithful in Hebei know of 20 priests who have been pressured--in some cases tortured--by officials trying to persuade them to register with the Catholic Patriotic Association.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!