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First bishop ordained since Sino-Vatican deal

HONG KONG (UCAN): Father Anthony Yao Shun of the Diocese of Jining, Inner Mongolia, was…

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Bishops and priests pose for a photograph after the public installation of Bishop Li of Fengxiang on June 22 in front of St. Joseph's Cathedral. Photo: UCAN/supplied

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