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LIGNET: Cardinal Zen: Chinese Bishops are 'Slaves' of the Government

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 12:56 PM

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Cardinal Joseph Zen, a former bishop of Hong Kong, is warning that Catholics in China face a “really desperate situation,” and says the country’s new leaders are “enslaving” the church by insisting on choosing its bishops. Pope Francis could bring pressure to bear on China, says Zen. But real change will have to come from inside China.

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