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by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Aug 13, 2021 / 12:00 pm Catholic dioceses across China hosted celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) this year, while pilgrimages to China’s national Marian shrine were forbidden. “Every community, every diocese has done congresses, performances, theaters, and even pilgrimages

CNA Staff, Nov 4, 2020 / 05:57 pm MT (CNA).- Due to pressure from the Chinese government, eight Catholic nuns have reportedly been forced to leave their convent in the northern province of Shanxi. Their current whereabouts have not been reported. “Officials declared us ‘dangerous persons’ and repeatedly harassed us,”

by JD Flynn Washington D.C., Sep 28, 2020 / 04:40 pm MT (CNA).- Ahead of a visit to the Vatican this week, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he plans to discuss human rights abuses in China, and urge Vatican officials to speak out about Chinese religious persecution. “We’ve