Members of the clergy, nuns and laymen have taken part in what the authorities called “democratic voting” on bishop candidates. Photo: Reuters Members of the clergy, nuns and laymen have taken part in what the authorities called “democratic voting” on bishop candidates. Photo: Reuters
Members of the clergy, nuns and laymen have taken part in what the authorities called “democratic voting” on bishop candidates. Photo: Reuters

China’s acceptance of Vatican-approved bishop candidates ‘a positive sign’

  • Father Anthony Yao Shun and Father Stephen Xu Hongwei have been elected in Inner Mongolia and Shaanxi province
  • They were the first bishop elections since provisional agreement was signed in September

Topic |   Religion in China
Members of the clergy, nuns and laymen have taken part in what the authorities called “democratic voting” on bishop candidates. Photo: Reuters Members of the clergy, nuns and laymen have taken part in what the authorities called “democratic voting” on bishop candidates. Photo: Reuters
Members of the clergy, nuns and laymen have taken part in what the authorities called “democratic voting” on bishop candidates. Photo: Reuters
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