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Persecution of Church in China continues despite talk of a thaw

May 24, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: “China is reluctant to sign an agreement with the Holy See on the selection and appointment of Catholic bishops,” said Father Bernardo Cervellera, editor of AsiaNews. “I do not consider this agreement as positive for the Church, because the regime would select the candidates. However, some in China regard it as dangerous for the government too ... The optimism transmitted to the media was part of a Vatican campaign aimed at persuading the Chinese side to sign the agreement.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - May. 24, 2018 6:45 PM ET USA

    Truth once again wins out over Communism. We can now see very clearly with whom the Holy Ghost has been residing throughout this crisis.