Huang Bingzhang, deputy chairman of the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (above) will succeed Zhuang Jianjian as bishop of the Shantou diocese in southern China. Photo: AP Photo

Second Chinese underground Catholic bishop steps aside to be succeeded by party-approved clergyman

  • Huang Bingzhang completes his rehabilitation after 2011 excommunication
  • Catholic Church and Communist Party continue rapprochement process
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Huang Bingzhang, deputy chairman of the Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association (above) will succeed Zhuang Jianjian as bishop of the Shantou diocese in southern China. Photo: AP Photo
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