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Church destroyed, Christians detained in China's Henan province

Jun 14, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Local authorities in China’s Henan province reportedly destroyed a Christian church building last month, beating parishioners who tried to stop... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen, emeritus Bishop of Hong Kong, at the Pontifical Urban University in Rome, Nov. 18, 2014.

Cardinal Zen urges prayer for Christians in China

May 24, 2017

By Elise Harris

As Chinese Catholics celebrate the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, Cardinal Joseph Zen has asked for prayers on... Read more

Why China's two-child policy won't alter its human rights horrors

Jan 25, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The dark nature of abortion and choice come into sharp relief when considering the human rights abuses which result from... Read more

Chinese pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the General Audience, April 22, 2015.

China consecrates first new bishop in three years

Aug 6, 2015

In mainland China's first episcopal consecration since 2012, a priest was consecrated a bishop in the cathedral of Anyang on... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the bishops of Korea in Seoul, Aug. 14, 2014.

Vatican 'shares the sadness' of Chinese youth barred from visiting Korea

Aug 14, 2014

Holy See press officer Fr. Federico Lombardi said Thursday that “we share the sadness” of the young people from mainland... Read more

Chinese officers patrol Tiananmen Square in Beijing, where hundreds of pro-democracy protestors were killed June 4, 1989.

Chinese activist deplores Tiananmen Square cover up

Jun 4, 2014

Marking the 25th anniversary of the massacre of protestors at Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng is... Read more