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‘Underground’ Chinese bishop: better persecution than join Patriotic Association

June 18, 2019

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CWN Editor's Note: A Chinese bishop has said that he would prefer persecution to membership in the government-backed Patriotic Association. Bishop Vincent Guo Xijin agreed to step down from his post as Bishop of Mindong, at the Vatican’s request, to make way for the government-backed Bishop Vincent Zhan Silu. But he refused to accept membership in, or pledge loyalty to, the Patriotic Association.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jun. 18, 2019 3:52 PM ET USA

    Martyr for the faith.