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The Vatican: An Unlikely Victim of China’s Anti-pornography Censorship

Today’s AsiaNews.it reports that China has lately been blocking many Catholic websites.  The report puts forward this question to China’s censorship authorities: “is this how you fight pornography?” As we know, China’s censorship authorities have stepped up the censoring and … Continue reading

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Is the Pope Informed About Religious Persecution in China?

Matteo Ricci, SJ, and Xu Guangqi from Athanasius Kircher’s China Illustrata (Amsterdam, 1667).  Ricci (1552 – 1610) one of the first Jesuits in China, was known as the founder of the China mission.  Xu Guangqi (1562 – 1633), a very … Continue reading

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