Posts Tagged ‘house arrest’

Chinese authorities act against Bishop Ma

Friday, December 14th, 2012

In a move described by a Vatican representative as “an abuse of authority”, government authorities backed by the new Chinese leadership have withdrawn their recognition of Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin, the auxiliary bishop of Shanghai. Bishop Ma has been under house arrest since he publicly resigned from the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association at his ordination Read more

Bishop Ma of Shanghai reported to be under house arrest

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Catholics in China are dismayed at the apparent house arrest of the newly-ordained Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin after he publicly cut ties with the government-controlled Catholic Patriotic Association. Local Church sources said Bishop Ma of Shanghai was taken away by several unidentified persons shortly after his ordination last Saturday and is now at a diocesan Read more