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Unity, salvation, hospitality: Pope concludes Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 27, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: On January 25, the Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle, Pope Francis celebrated Vespers in the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (video, booklet). “They showed us unusual kindness“ (cf. Acts 28:2) was the theme of the 2020 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jan. 31, 2020 11:14 PM ET USA

    Basing my opinion on the news out of China since the advent of the Provisional Agreement published 22 September 2018, how does post-Provisional Agreement China promote Catholic unity by persecuting first Catholics in the "underground Church," but Communist-compliant Catholics as well? The Communist-compliant Catholics are undergoing severe persecution, but the "underground" Catholics are being wiped out: parishes destroyed, bishops exiled and imprisoned, confinement to reeducation camps, etc.