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Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.

Chinese authorities detain Catholic Bishop Pietro Zhumin

Chinese authorities have detained a Catholic Bishop Pietro Shao Zhumin for resisting demands to join China’s Communist Party-controlled church body.

Catholic Church losing influence in Nigeria – Bishop Matthew Kukah

The Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, said the Catholic Church in Nigeria is beginning to lose its public influence partly because of the decline of religious faith in the Western world.

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