Bishop Zhu. Photo: AsiaNews
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Bishop of Nanyang the oldest to recover from Covid-19

ROME (AsiaNews): The 98-year-old Bishop Joseph Zhu Baoyu of Nanyang, Henan province, who was diagnosed…

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A server wearing a protective mask delivers buns to a customer through a ramp from a restaurant counter at a store in Beijing on February 12. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Lack of free speech cost lives in China’s virus crisis

Michael Sainsbury  The death of Wuhan ophthalmologist, Li Wenliang, on February 7 saw an unusually…

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A passenger outside the Shanghai railway station on February 2. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Catholic charity appeals for help amid China’s medical shortage

HONG KONG (UCAN):  As deaths continue to rise in China from the Wuhan coronavirus epidemic…

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Catholic church in Youtong, in China's Hebei province. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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Some in China ignore new religious regulations

CHINA (UCAN): “The CCP’s (Communist Party of China) purpose is very clear. It is to…

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Hankou Railway Station is closed after the city was locked down following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, China. Photo: CNS/China Daily via Reutersa
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China’s war on religion backfires in light of Wuhan coronavirus crisis

by Michael Sainsbury China’s respiratory virus emergency (Novel coronavirus 2019-CoV) has quickly escalated into a…

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