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Chinese ‘underground’ priest detained, pressed to join ‘official’ Church

September 17, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Father Liu Maochun, a priest of the “underground” Catholic Church, was seized by government officials and held for more than two weeks, while members of the Religious Affairs Bureau pressed him to acknowledge the authority of the government-recognized Patriotic Association. At least 20 other priests in the Mindong diocese where he serves are under the same pressure.

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