CHINA - VATICAN
Shanghai, government, PA: a war is on against pilgrimages to the Marian shrine of Sheshan
by Bernardo Cervellera
Roadblocks, restrictions, registration. Hotels and restaurants prohibited from welcoming pilgrims. For the Patriotic Association, the faithful must remain in their dioceses, praying for peace, for the pope, for the Olympics, and for good results for the Chinese athletes. Attempts underway to divide the official and underground Catholics from the universal Church.
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