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2006-08-26 00:32:04

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.

2006-07-08 03:42:56

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A court in China's Henan province has jailed the head of one of the country's largest underground Christian churches for seven and a half years, Hong Kong's RTHK radio reported on Saturday.

2006-07-07 01:18:48

BEIJING (Reuters) - China sentenced three members of a local Christian sect to death for the murder of followers of a rival group and ordered likely life sentences for three other members of the controversial underground religion.

2006-06-13 04:11:53

BEIJING (Reuters) - China dismissed U.S. resolutions criticizing it for religious persecution on Tuesday, saying it was based on "groundless accusations" and constituted interference in its internal affairs. The U.S.

2006-06-08 21:14:20

BEIJING (Reuters) - China ordered cinemas to pull the plug on controversial blockbuster "The Da Vinci Code" so as to allow more exposure for homegrown films, a state newspaper said on Friday.

2006-05-11 13:17:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush met on Thursday with Chinese activists who said afterward that he had pledged to raise the issue of religious freedom with Chinese leaders in the future.

2006-05-07 00:07:36

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China is to consecrate a U.S.-educated Chinese priest as an assistant bishop with papal blessing on Sunday, just days after Pope Benedict condemned the unilateral ordination of two bishops by Beijing.

2006-05-06 21:43:50

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is expected to appoint an assistant bishop with papal blessing on Sunday, just days after Pope Benedict condemned the unilateral ordination of two bishops by Beijing.


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