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  1. News - Asia - RELIGION

    800,000 turn out for Pope Francis' open-air mass in Seoul

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 07:21pm by AP, Reuters

    ... Korea," said 75-year-old Yu Pil-sang, a Catholic who was trying to get a glimpse of the pontiff just outside the police barricades. "But I'm so sorry that all the ways to see the pope ...

  2. News - China - RELIGION

    Two settings at Bishop Ding Guangxun's funeral reflect his life

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Guangxun rest in peace in the Lord's arms". The central government's representative, Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee, attended ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Late leader of the mainland's state-sanctioned Protestant church sent off in different settings to cater separately to party officials and believers ...

  3. News - China - RELIGION

    Be more tolerant of traditional faiths, Xi Jinping urges Communist Party

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:28am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... of the Asia Pacific Exchange and Cooperation Foundation, a Beijing-backed non-governmental organisation. In yet another sign, Yu Zhengsheng, ranked fourth in the Communist hierarchy, visited five ...

  4. News - China - RELIGION

    Lawyers see rights abuses in detention of Beijing 'house church' members

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 03:22am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Thirteen 'house church' members have been held for more than two weeks on claims that their gathering in Beijing last month was illegal Lawyers see ... for the sake of stability maintenance," said Liang. Lawyer Yu Wensheng said the Christians' detention would end on February 25, but it was unclear whether they would be immediately released. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Forger of Nina Wang's will Peter Chan compares self to apostle in letter

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:57pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... that he fabricated the will of late tycoon Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum. In the message to his mother, Chan, formerly called Tony and a recent Christian convert, quotes a verse from the New ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Cardinal John Tong Hon steers clear of controversy with Christmas speech

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:08pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... attitude of some politicians who advocate restrictions on immigrants from the mainland. Dominic Yung Yuk-yu, director of the Catholic Social Communications Office, declined to comment on whether ...

  7. News - China - RELIGION

    Huge turnout at funeral for house church leader in Guangzhou

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... from the line by state security agents, witnesses said. Wen Yu, a 38-year-old lawyer, said more would have attended if the funeral were held today as originally planned. "So many people ...

  8. News - China - RELIGION

    Bishop John Fang Xingyao embraces Francis' prayer for Chinese Catholics

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Head ofthe official church remains hopeful for restored Vatican ties after message from Francis Bishop embracespope's prayer forChinese faithful The top official at the mainland's state-sanctioned Catholic church said he was encouraged by Pope Francis' attempt to reach out to China's faithful during a prayer this week. "We ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Tony Chan embraces Christianity, rejects fung shui and is now Peter

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... a purported will that he said left him the entire fortune of billionaire Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum, Chan said he was not afraid of going to jail: "Since I have received the greatest salvation … other ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Historic papal vote for Hong Kong's Cardinal John Tong Hon

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 04:18am by Stuart Lau, Jennifer Cheng

    ... did not vote in 2005 because he was not a cardinal until 2006. Tong could not be reached for comment yesterday because he was on a retreat, said Dominic Yung Yuk-yu, director of the Catholic ...




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