China moves to limit access to Catholic shrine in Shanghai
The Associated Press
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
SHANGHAI, China: Chinese authorities are trying to limit access to a Catholic shrine in Shanghai during pilgrimages next month, in an apparent sign of anxiety over large religious gatherings.
While such restrictions are common, this year's May pilgrimage to Sheshan's Marian shrine is considered especially significant and the crowds are expected to be much larger than usual.
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