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  1. A matter of faith

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Hong Kong has its share of politically influential Catholics, but will they use their influence to further the desires of the Vatican on the mainland? Ambrose Leung reports When veteran Democrat Martin Lee Chu-ming kissed the ring on Pope Benedict's finger during an audience in the Vatican last month, the encounter must have reminded the pontiff that Cardinal Joseph Zen ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Oct 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... clerics that will join the ranks alongside outspoken former leader of Hong Kong's Catholic diocese, Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun. But Beijing would be wrong to assume the Vatican is putting ... Shanghai earlier this month. To improve the top advisory body's efficiency, the Vatican has streamlined its structure, with members and international experts on China affairs to meet twice ...

  3. Old-school parties heading for oblivion

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to distance themselves from the US right-wing Republican associations beloved of media tycoon Jimmy Lai Chee-ying and former Democratic Party leader Martin Lee Chu-ming, and from the Vatican ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... experiments, the better our chances are to develop a better socioeconomic structure. Of course Deng's model also applies to religions. One catholic church, two systems. The Vatican can pick bishops for the countries in favour of this, while countries wanting to do the picking themselves will be allowed to do it. Just like China. I am sure the Pope agrees with me that the Vatican ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to force their Catholic bishop to attend a Catholic congress to be held in Beijing today- an event opposed by the Vatican on the grounds that it breaches church doctrine. ...

  6. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Catholics on the mainland in Beijing on Tuesday- an event the Vatican opposes because it will breach church doctrine, Pope Benedict yesterday in rare appeal called on the faithful to pray ...

  7. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for a 10-day trip to Rome. While his diary is not marked for any meetings with Pope Benedict or Vatican officials, Cardinal Zen is hoping that a decision on his retirement date will be announced soon. ...

  8. 'Diplomat' puts Da Vinci Code in the shade

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

    ... and asked if he was pleased it was outselling The Da Vinci Code, Lord Patten, a Catholic, quipped, 'I think the Vatican must be delighted'. 'The hardback has been huge,' said ...

  9. China must shake off the victim mentality

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Catholic Church. This is ironic because last year the Vatican stated the church's position against eastern meditation and yoga. The person behind the proclamation is now the pope. NAME, ...

  10. Demonisation of Donald Tsang has begun

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The funeral of Pope John Paul II attracted more than 100 world leaders to the Vatican to show their respects. It was a shame to read the pathetic anti-American letter 'Hypocrisy over Pope' ...



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