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Transfers of priests highlight corruption of Church in China, priest writes

March 04, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: “Bishops in China have almost unfettered power,” said a priest who writes of “the selling of religious property, the sexual liaisons, and the other corrupt practices ... At the dictate of a corrupt Chinese government, clerics succumb to the secular world and become running dogs of the regime in the pursuit of money and power, leaving their pastoral work in a terrible mess.”

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  • Posted by: james-w-anderson8230 - Mar. 05, 2019 7:12 PM ET USA

    Transferring priests you don't like to the boondocks, to poor parishes is frequently practiced in the US also.