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Pioneering missionary bishop to China considered for beatification

Shanghai, China, Aug 10, 2017 / 05:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A cardinal who helped change Catholic missionary work in China is now a possible candidate for beatification.  Cardinal Celso Costantini became the first apostolic delegate to China in 1922. The situation in China was particularly complex in […]

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Why many women in China won’t celebrate Mother’s Day

Rome, Italy, May 8, 2016 / 04:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Mothers across the globe are celebrating Mother’s Day today with their husbands and children. But for many women in China, Mother’s Day is a haunting reminder of the cost of their country’s harsh reproductive laws. While abortion […]

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From bad to worse – religious persecution growing in China

From bad to worse – religious persecution growing in China

Washington D.C., Oct 17, 2014 / 02:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The state of religious freedom in China is moving from bad to worse, said U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), responding to a new report by the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. “There’s a huge gulf now” between China […]

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Pope Francis pursues a thaw in relations with mainland China

Pope Francis pursues a thaw in relations with mainland China

Vatican City, Sep 6, 2014 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Facing mixed signals coming from the government on the Chinese mainland regarding dealings with the Vatican, Pope Francis hopes to warm their relationship and someday establish a diplomatic representative in Beijing. A thaw has seemingly flourished between […]

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