The Chinese national flag flies in front of a Catholic church in the village of Huangtugang, Hebei province, China. File photo: CNS/Reuters
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China tightens its grip on religion

HONG KONG (UCAN): China continues to tighten its control of religion with tough new rules…

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Posted in China Bridge Features | Commentary

Development and the environment in China

Environmental problems and the climate crisis gained the spotlight again when 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was…

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The statue of Mary and the Christ Child at the main altar of the Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Sheshan in Shanghai, China. File photo: CNS
Posted in China Features | Commentary

Changing times for Marian devotions across China

by Michel Chambon Over the past few years, many Catholic parishes in China have repaired…

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Concerns over episcopal plans for unrecognised diocese in China

HONG KONG (UCAN): Beijing might be preparing to create a new bishop to oversee a…

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Pakistani girls and women sold off as brides to Chinese men and whisked off to an uncertain and often brutal future in China. Photo source: AsiaNews.it
Posted in Asia Human Rights

Pakistan turns blind eye to trafficking of girls and women to China

The list of names was very long, some 629 Pakistani girls and women sold off…

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