Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Cosma Shi Enxiang: Catholic Bishop dies after 40 years in Chinese prison

CHRISTIAN POST
By Nina Shea

HONG KONG---For the better part of the last 60 years, Bishop Cosma Shi Enxiang was imprisoned in Chinese jails and labor camps. For the last 14, he was held without charge in a secret location. His offense: refusing to renounce his loyalty to the Roman Catholic Church, which ordained him in 1947. The Catholic news agency UCANews reported the bishop’s death on Feb. 2, citing his great-niece Shi Chunyan, who said the family had been informed by a local official. [link]


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