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BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which says its Catholics must belong to a state-backed church that does not recognize the Pope's authority, has freed an underground bishop after more than 10 years in jail, the U.S.-based Cardinal Kung Foundation said.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police detained two underground Roman Catholic priests this week and has held a 70-year-old bishop for three months, the U.S.-based Cardinal Kung Foundation said.
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By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - The Vatican is reported to have given its blessing to atheist China's choice of a new bishop, the second such appointment in as many months in a sign of a thaw in decades-old icy relations.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which does not recognize theVatican, has arrested an underground Roman Catholic bishop, aU.S.-based religious rights group said, quashing hopes of anysudden rapprochement between Beijing and the Holy See.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.