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A liberal look at public broadcasting

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Tuesday, 11 July, 2006, 12:00am

Rome-approved bishop defies ban

Wu Qinjing holds Catholic ceremony at Zhouzhi Cathedral

The Rome-approved bishop of Zhouzhi, Wu Qinjing, in Shaanxi defied authorities and held a Catholic ceremony in his first appearance after his elevation was announced.

29 May 2006 - 12:00am

Buyback drains church coffers

The buyback of the confiscated land has drained the church's coffers, but it was a chance that could not be missed, says Xian diocese Coadjutor Bishop Dang Ming-yan .

He said the church could later have paid even more than 6.5 million yuan for the 1,800 square metre site if it had missed its chance.

15 May 2006 - 12:00am

Online church a heavenly hit

It's been a while since CitySeen has gone to church, so that's why we were pleased to hear about churchoffools.com, an experimental online site sponsored by the Methodist Church of Britain.

28 May 2004 - 12:00am

Growing numbers feel at home in the church

Church attendance may be falling but a growing number of people are calling a church home, with about 75 church buildings being sold off each year in Britain.

Some are put to commercial use - the old Nottingham Central Methodist Mission is now a nightclub, and St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Bradford is an Indian restaurant - but many are converted into residential housing.

27 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Statement on rich patients policy misattributed

I refer to the article by Ella Lee 'Fees policy unjustified' (South China Morning Post, May 3).

4 May 1999 - 12:00am

Senior clergy question 450-year link with state

Senior clergy in the Church of England have begun discussing ways to break its historic links with the state, under which the monarch is the head of the Church.

Some clerics see severing the 450-year-old ties between Church and state as vital to establishing a new alliance with other Protestant churches and winning the right to better govern itself.

14 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Mitre goes to first woman

ASIA'S first woman bishop is to be consecrated in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh today.

'As a servant of the people, I have to obey the orders of the Almighty,' said Dr Katakshamma ahead of her appointment as bishop of the Good Samaritan Evangelical Lutheran Church in Badhachalam.

27 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Critics point to stagnation

THE Anglican Church in Hong Kong has had a troubled decade, with parishioner numbers showing hardly any growth and some church members saying there is rising disunity among the clergy.

1 May 1995 - 12:00am

Worshippers of change

ELDERLY Christian Edith couldn't believe her eyes when she saw the construction model of her soon-to-be-redeveloped church. ''It doesn't look like a church at all,'' says the woman who has been attending the triangular Chinese Methodist Church in Wan Chai since the 50s.

14 Apr 1994 - 12:00am