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    Manila: Death in the dark (Part I)

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Chinese officials demolish yet another church: in Shanxi

China: Golden lampstand church becomes third church knocked or shut down in just over two weeks as religion crackdown widens.


Bishop Shao freed by Chinese authorities

China: Seven-month detention ends following pressure from the vatican and overseas campaigners.


Chinese Catholics protest demolition of church

Hong Kong: Negotiations over compensation after local authorities claim the building was occupying land illegally.


Doubts surface as Chinese underground bishop installed in Beijing-controlled church

China: Some priests and parishioners doubt legitimacy of a supposed message from the pope.


The Chinese govt's hijacking of religions is nearly complete

Spain: Is religion still religion if it is under the communist party's total control?


Chinese priest valued by open and underground church dies

China: Father sun zhenhua's courage earned him praise from catholics, but also resulted in him being detained by the..


Malaysian-Chinese hymn to shine at awards ceremony

Hong Kong: Song-writing competition fielded more than 200 entries, including innovative submissions from china.