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Speaking to the priests he will commission to hear confessions during the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the pope outlined three particular characteristics they should practice when hearing confessions.
Pope Francis’ impassioned praise of China this week is the strongest sign of the pontiff’s ambitious agenda to transform the historically fraught relations between Beijing and the Holy See.
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China's Communist Party leaders announced on Oct. 29 they would change the nation's one-child policy, which most strictly applied to Han Chinese living in urban areas of the country.
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The morning after the industrial blast Aug. 12 in Tianjin, China, the Tianjin Diocesan Social Service Center helped line up 60 volunteers to assist in rescue and relief efforts.