Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang. Photo: AFP Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang. Photo: AFP
Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang. Photo: AFP

Joseph Fan Zhongliang, underground bishop of Shanghai, dies at 97

Beijing's rejection of bishop's appointment brought new strain to relations with Rome

Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang. Photo: AFP Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang. Photo: AFP
Bishop Joseph Fan Zhongliang. Photo: AFP
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