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Chinese bishop sought to avoid involvement with Patriotic Association

February 13, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Peter Jin Lugang made every effort to avoid joining the government-backed Patriotic Association before he was recognized by Beijing as coadjutor bishop of Nanyang, the AsiaNews service reports. The Chinese government requires prelates to work with the Patriotic Association, which Pope Benedict XVI wrote was “irreconcilable” with Church teaching.

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