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Two Catholic priests arrested in China

Posted by radiofreechina on October 16, 2006

Chinese Authorities Formally Arrest Two Underground Priests (

Two Catholic priests were arrested in the southern Chinese city of Wenzhou on Wednesday, October 11. Deputy Bishop Shao Zhumin and Secretary General Jiang Shuonian of the underground Catholic Church had visited Rome in September 2006. Both were formally charged with “illegal emigrate crimes.” Catholics around the world are worried about the safety of these two priests now in the custody of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).



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