Bishop Joseph Chen Gong’ao was ordained today as the bishop of Nanchong diocese and made a pledge to strengthen formation and promote new evangelization.
The 47-year-old prelate, the first Chinese bishop to be ordained this year, was approved by the pope and is recognized by the Chinese government.
He told ucanews.com that his priority is to enhance the quality of priests, seminarians and nuns so that “the diocese’s evangelistic work would be developed in a more systematic manner.”
Bishop Chen added that he would organize more training for lay people, especially catechists. Continue reading
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