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China preparing to ordain seven more

The Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association said local churches in seven dioceses were getting ready to ordain bishops, according to news reports.

China preparing to ordain seven more
A church in China, on Flickr

July 22, 2011

China's state run China Daily newspaper reported Friday that the country is preparing to ordain seven more bishops, following several recent ordinations without Vatican approval, said an AP report in The Washington Post. The newspaper cites the vice chairman of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association saying local churches in seven dioceses were getting ready to ordain bishops. It adds that Rev. Joseph Guo Jincai did not indicate when the ordinations would take place. FULL STORY China’s Catholic church preparing to ordain 7 more bishops amid rift with Vatican (Washington Post/AP) RELATED COVERAGE What's Behind China's Hard Line Against Catholics? (Religion News Service/Huffington Post) PHOTO CREDIT kafka4prez on Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0

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