China: 60 Years Later and the Government’s ‘Catholic Patriotic Association’ Continues Its Oppression

AsiaNews: Although in a low key – perhaps because of talks with the Vatican – the slogan for an “autonomous” and “independent” Church (from the Holy See) is completely subjugated to Party politics. Official bishops die like “state officials” far from the faithful. The Party forces its members to atheism. There are few  “witnesses” among official bishops and many  “opportunists”. Report is here.