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Communist Party tightens grip on naming Chinese bishops Comments 0

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Observers say a new ruling from the Chinese government is aimed at giving the government-backed Bishops’ Conference of the Catholic Church control over the election of bishops. Under the new ruling, a diocese has to seek agreement from the Beijing-based BCCCC and religious affairs bureau to begin the process of electing and ordaining a new Read more