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In some parts of China camps are allowed but in other places they have been banned

State security bans Chinese parish's children program

A 2016 file photo of children at the beginning of a summer camp run by the Immaculate Conception Cathedral Parish of Nanjing Diocese. (Photo supplied)

ucanews.com reporter, Hong Kong
China

July 13, 2017

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State security officials in eastern China have banned a parish from running a summer camp resulting in a priest lodging a written complaint that went viral on social media. 

Father Wang Qingwen of Xuzhou Diocese in eastern Jiangsu province lodged a complaint with the Communist Party secretary of Suqian city over the ban that occurred without explanation.

The letter Father Wang wrote to Suqian's Party secretary Wei Guoqiang, a director of Suqian city's government-sanctioned Catholic Patriotic Association, ended up going viral via WeChat.

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