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Chinese priest: Vatican urged cooperation with Patriotic Association

December 12, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: A Chinese priest of the “underground” Church reports that he was instructed by Vatican officials to concelebrate Mass with a bishop of the “official” Church—who had been ordained in defiance of the Vatican, and thus incurred the penalty of excommunication. The priest has faced a backlash from lay faithful, who resented the move toward cooperation with the government-backed Patriotic Association.

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