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China: third new bishop installed in a week

January 31, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Bishop Peter Wu Yishin has been ordained to head the apostolic prefecture of Shaowu, in Fujian province—the third new bishop to be installed in China in a week.

The quick installation of three new bishops, following a long hiatus in episcopal appointments, could indicate a new understanding between Rome and Beijing under the terms of a secret agreement regarding the appointment of bishops. However forty Chinese dioceses remain without bishops.

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