Tag Archives: Catholic Church in China

A Den of Thieves

From OnePeterFive: Editor’s Note: On Saturday, December 19th, an Op-Ed piece from His Excellency Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò appeared in Italy’s La Verità. In it, the former nuncio addresses themes which have become familiar to readers of his other analyses: the Vatican’s … Continue reading

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CARD. ZEN COMES TO ROME TO MEET THE POPE, WHO HAS NO TIME FOR HIM

27 September 2020, published by Marco Tosatti: Dear friends and enemies of Stilum Curiae, yesterday I met with Cardinal Joseph Zen, who came to Rome on purpose from Hong Kong – for a visit limited to only 120 hours, just four … Continue reading

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China Is Already Breaking Its Vatican Deal

By Benedict Rogers at Foreign Policy: At a time when much of the rest of the world is starting to wake up to the repression, mendacity, and dangers of the Chinese Communist Party regime, the Vatican is getting even deeper … Continue reading

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Vatican to extend controversial deal with China

Communist Party newspaper: ‘Framework has worked well’ VATICAN CITY, ChurchMilitant.com: The Vatican is to renew its secret deal with China after negotiations on bishops’ appointments proved that “the framework has worked well for the past two years,” a Chinese Communist … Continue reading

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Antonio Socci: The Mystery of the Sunday Angelus

What are the true contents of the still secret agreement between the Vatican and the Chinese Communist regime? And why, after two years, is it still hidden? What is there to hide? The question is ever more pressing, because last … Continue reading

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Archbishop Viganò Defends Cardinal Zen, Strongly Criticizes Vatican for ‘Wicked’ Agreement

From Ed Pentin’s blog: Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has written an impassioned letter to Cardinal Joseph Zen, strongly criticizing the Vatican for its approach to China and saying it had “done everything and more to deliver the Chinese Martyr Church … Continue reading

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The Wayward Shepherd

      By Daniel J. Mahoney at National Review: The pontiff’s erroneous path In the first year or two of Pope Francis’s pontificate, conservative-minded Catholics made heroic efforts to place the perplexing ways of the new pope in continuity … Continue reading

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Elderly Chinese Bishop Recovers from Coronavirus

The Communist Chinese Government is no friend to the Catholic Church. The Vatican/China agreement was a farce and has been consistently violated, with the persecution of both clergy and laity, and the destruction of Church property continuing unchecked, just as … Continue reading

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Fr Murray and Dr Royal about Exhortation, devastating interview with Cardinal Zen about China

First posted by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf on his blog: Tonight on Arroyo’s show, my good friends Fr. Murray and Prof. Royal talk about a range of issues involving the new Apostolic Exhortation. In the second half of the show, former Bishop … Continue reading

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What’s happening to Catholics in China?

From Fr.Z’s blog: The Vatican changed its stance toward the Church’s presence in China.  What fruits have come from this change? The following piece has lots of photos at the original page, which you can visit. From Bitter Winter: Xi Jinping … Continue reading

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Chinese Catholics barricade themselves in church to prevent its destruction

H/t to  Fr. John Zuhlsdorf From CNA: Chinese Catholics barricade themselves in church to prevent demolition Beijing, China, Nov 1, 2019 / 09:07 am (CNA).- Priests and parishioners have barricaded themselves in a Catholic church in the Chinese province of Hebei. … Continue reading

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Pre-Synod Report — Invalid Conclave OR Heresy?

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Guidelines for the clergy in China

  Hong Kong (AsiaNews) Fr Sergio Ticozzi, a missionary with the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) in Hong Kong and China for over 40 years, has reacted to the release of the Pastoral guidelines of the Holy See concerning … Continue reading

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