mercoledì 14 giugno 2017

Late bishop's disdain for communist government regulations put any election for a successor on hold. A Chinese bishop who avoided government intervention in the affairs of his diocese has died without having his Vatican-appointed successor officially ordained. Vatican-approved Bishop John Liu Shigong of Jining (Wumeng) in the northern Inner Mongolia autonomous region died aged 89 on June 9 after being diagnosed with liver cancer in May. (...)