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New Chinese bishop installed: strong supporter of Patriotic Association

November 24, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Thomas Chen Tianhao has been installed as Bishpo of Qingdao. He is the first Chinese bishop whose appointment was made under the terms of the secret Vatican-Beijing agreement. Bishop Fan Xingyao, the president of the government-backed Patriotic Association, presided at his installation. The new bishop is a member of that group’s administrative committee.

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