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  1. China Daily attacks 'political' Bishop Zen

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... China Daily newspaper slammed Bishop Zen for dipping 'a finger in every pie' in recent political controversies, including the right-of-abode saga and the Article 23 controversy, ... Kong's Catholic diocese, accusing him of turning it into a political organisation that breached the separation between church and state. But Bishop Joseph Zen Ze-kiun dismissed the article ...

  2. Concrete steps on political reform needed

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... given them by state media, were seen as a potential catalyst for a long overdue debate on political reform. Sounding more like a dissident than a senior, serving leader, Wen's comments ... Committee. Unfortunately, these calls for change appear to have gone unheeded. Political reform merited just one vaguely worded sentence in the plenum communique. Not surprisingly, the leadership has ...

  3. Political activism means mainland practitioners can't breathe easy

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... a Canadian human rights lawyer and former Canadian diplomat issued a report that said China had practised widespread harvesting of human organs from unwilling Falun Gong practitioners. They said ... Tibetans and Uygurs and other persecuted groups in China, its organisation and media savvy mean its voice is heard around the world. Whenever Mr Jiang travels, he goes in secret with a large escort ...

  4. Keep politics out of religion

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The death of Pope John Paul II underlines the gulf that still exists between the Catholic Church, with about 1 billion adherents, and China, with a population of 1.3 billion people- two of the world's largest and most important bodies. It was the ardent desire of the Pope to visit China during his lifetime but, unfortunately, he was even denied the chance ...

  5. No politics for me, says Bishop Tong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... in the past,' Bishop Tong said at his first press conference after taking office. 'Given our limited time and energy, clergy should not be captivated by political ideologies and parties.' ... would not shy away from pointing out injustices. 'I encourage all our Catholics to learn the social teachings of the church, to speak up on issues of justice, and to participate in politics ...

  6. Democracy is step backward, says political scientist

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kang Xiaoguang, political scientist at the Centre for China Studies, believes western-style democracy will do the mainland more harm than good. He tells Irene Wang why Confucianism is the way forward How do you see the mainland at the moment? Although it has made economic and political gains, the 'elite federation' of the Communist Party and the economic ...

  7. Bush adds religion and politics to Games visit

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei US President George W. Bush may have said his visit to Beijing would be centred on sport, but much of his itinerary today focuses on politics and religion. In the morning he ... a positive impact on religious freedom in China, it would have a very negative impact.' Mr Yu said Mr Bush could have adopted a neutral approach by inviting a house church pastor to the US ...

  8. Stay out of politics, Beijing warns Zen

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... not to interfere in politics, a day after he was named cardinal. But a top mainland religious affairs official welcomed an offer by the cardinal-designate to visit the mainland for talks, and urged him ... to assist the Pope in formulating the Vatican's policy towards China. The warning was delivered at a regular briefing by ministry spokesman Liu Jianchao, who said the central government had ...

  9. Politics has no place in religion: Buddhist leader

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... China Morning Post, Sik Kok Kwong said religion should be above secular affairs. The association he chairs represents Hong Kong's estimated 800,000 Buddhists. 'Buddhism is a religion that transcends the world,' Sik Kok Kwong said. 'We inquire about politics, but we do not participate in politics. We need to know because we are a part of society but knowing doesn't mean ...

  10. Cleric trod a political tightrope

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by criticism he is a political waverer. In 1995, the then bishop angered his congregation by accepting a post on the Preparatory Committee, a body set up by Beijing to prepare for Hong Kong's ... indicative of discontent. He shocked the public again by following up that appointment with a Christmas message entitled, 'Saying too much is not the way of politics', at a time ...




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