An agreement signed on September 22, 2018, whose text is kept secret, under which the Vatican and the CCP agree to cooperate in the selection of bishops (who will be ultimately and formally appointed by the Pope) of a united Catholic Church in China. In the Vatican’s interpretation, it should lead to the gradual merger of the Underground Catholic Church into the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association, although the Vatican Guidelines of 2019 allows Catholic conscientious objectors to remain outside of the Patriotic Association for reasons of conscience.
When Picketing Works: China Frees Ethnic Kazakh Rakhizhan Zeinolla
His wife’s picket at the Chinese consulate in Almaty got so much attention that the CCP decided to give up, ad set her husband free after 17 years of detention.
A Campaign to Discriminate Religious Charities in Australia
Easter articles against Scientology tried to revive old attempts to use the Charities Act to discriminate against religions some politicians and media do not like.
Pro-Uyghur Protests Restart in London— and the “Lonely Jew” Is There
As lockdown begins to ease in Britain, demonstrations outside the Chinese Embassy in London started again. Bitter Winter was there, too.
The Strange Case of Prosecutor Hou Kuan-jen
The highest auditory agency in Taiwan, the Control Yuan, found him guilty of multiple violations of law in the Tai Ji Men case. Yet, he has never been sanctioned.