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The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, has clarified the Vatican has not authorised any episcopal ordinations in Continental China.

The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, has clarified the Vatican has not authorised any episcopal ordinations in Continental China.

Holy See reiterates no China episcopal ordinations authorised

07/11/2016 14:53

The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, has clarified the Vatican has not authorised any episcopal ordinations in Continental China.

 

Catholics at a house church in China

Catholics pray during Mass at a house church in China

Warming relations between China and the Holy See

29/08/2016 16:25

Listen to a Chinese author and seminary professor who believes there has been substantial progress made recently in the difficult relationship between China and the Holy See

Pope Francis and Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin (L)

Pope Francis and Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin (L)

Vatican Sec of State hopes for improved diplomatic relations with China

27/08/2016 12:00

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, expressed his ‘hopes and expectations for new developments and a new season in relations between the Apostolic See and China’ in a speech on Saturday at the diocesan seminary in Pordenone

 

Children participate in Mass at Catholic church in Beijing

Children take part in a procession for Mass at a Catholic church in Beijing.

Conference addresses challenges facing Christianity in China

25/07/2016 07:30

The future of Christianity in China has been the focus of a four day conference which concluded in Hong Kong on Saturday. Philippa Hitchen has been following the conference and sent this final report.

Beijing Cathedral

Beijing Cathedral

Beijing workshop 'educates' Catholic clergy

21/06/2016 14:59

About 150 Catholic bishops, priests, nuns and lay leaders are attending a five day workshop from June 20-24, in Beijing conducted by the Chinese central government.