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Taiwan president tells Pope of China’s religious persecution

January 23, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: In her letter to Pope Francis, President Tsai Ing-wen spoke of “authorities dispatching armed police to fire tear gas and suppress and arrest people expressing the wish to pursue democracy and human rights … religious practitioners facing detention and persecution by public security officers when they, following their conscience, refuse to be coerced into signing documents to join an organization that violates their religious doctrines.”

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  • Posted by: wenner1687 - Feb. 01, 2020 5:24 AM ET USA

    Pope Francis knowingly threw the Chinese Catholics under the Communist State Bus. Don't expect him To heed the anguished plea of Taiwan's President for intervention in the official Chinese persecution which he himself approved.