15-September-2000 -- Church News |

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CHINA: ANOTHER BISHOP FAITHFUL TO THE POPE ARRESTED

Rome, 15 (NE) Italian news agency ANSA reported today that police in China has arrested again a Bishop of the "clandestine" Catholic Church, faithful to the authority of the Holy Father. According to ANSA, Bishop Tommaso Zeng Jingmu was arrested yesterday in a village in the region of Jiangxi, in central China. Also arrested together with the eighty-year-old Bishop was his Auxiliary Bishop Deng Hui and a priest. Bishop Tommaso Zeng Jingmu has spent 32 of his 80 years in prison. He was arrested again yesterday afternoon and his whereabouts were still unknown at the moment of the report. A few days ago, Fides agency confirmed the kidnapping of another Chinese Bishop faithful to the Pope, Bishop Jiang Ming Yuan, arrested on August 26. "The arrest of Bishop Jiang", reported Fides on that occasion, "is another chapter in the campaign launched by the Chinese government at least six years ago to completely eliminate the underground Church".

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