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  1. Taiwan may beat HK to Vatican art show

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... and when to hold an exhibition of Vatican art, Taiwan appears to have beaten the city to the punch with plans for a display of the Christian artefacts, probably next year. News of the exhibition, planned by Taiwan's Fu Jen Catholic University, came as an academic warned that Hong Kong needed to act quickly or it would lose its opportunity to help bridge the Sino-Vatican divide through ...

  2. Political Animal

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Riposte expected after mainland ordination Beijing's ordination of Catholic bishop Joseph Guo Jincai without Vatican approval over the weekend has mystified many people. As critics see it, the provocation in the eyes of the Vatican seems to make no sense amid improving Sino-Vatican diplomatic dialogue since the last 'illicit' ordination four years ago. ...

  3. Zen wants timetable

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... of expression, and said people should not use it as an excuse to 'hinder progress' in Sino-Vatican dialogue. On Pope Benedict's letter to mainland Catholics, Cardinal Zen said he was glad to see Beijing had initially reacted with calm to the message of 'love and respect' that called for reconciliation between state-recognised and underground Catholics, and Sino-Vatican ...

  4. Tsang breaches the rules at Mass with 'illicit' bishop

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Kunming and Ambrose Leung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, a devout Roman Catholic, yesterday broke Vatican directives by attending a Mass in Kunming celebrated by a bishop ordained without the Holy See's approval. It was not known whether Mr Tsang was aware Ma Yinglin, Bishop of Kunming, had not been appointed by the Vatican, but a canon law expert said ...

  5. New cardinal stands up for Tsang

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... anointed a cardinal at the Vatican last month. 'I hope the recent revelations will not overshadow the merits of his many years in government service.' Tong became the church's seventh Chinese cardinal and Hong Kong's third after Joseph Zen Ze-kiun and the late John Baptist Wu Cheng-chung with his elevation to the Vatican's College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict ...

  6. Conservatism of biblical proportions

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... if written by scientists. Meanwhile, China has become a huge faith market. Like every other multinational corporation, the Vatican has set its sights on China with its 1.3 billion potential consumers ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... jurisdictions, including the Vatican, were interfering in Hong Kong's affairs. Mr Chan cited his recent experience of speaking at local universities where he found that pro-democrat academics were ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted May 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Vatican's de facto envoy in Hong Kong of having 'arrogantly denied' any involvement in an alleged dangerous driving incident. Then it turned out that the picture with the article ...

  10. Act on reform or stakes rise, Zen tells Tsang

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... comments come two days after Liu Bainian, a deputy chairman of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association, hit out at his participation in the democracy rally, saying it would not help Sino-Vatican ...




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