“I urge all Catholics around the world to join in prayer with our brothers and sisters who are in China, to implore from God the grace to proclaim with humility and joy,… Christ…”
“‘The whole thing started when I found the first baby, a little girl back in 1972 when I was out collecting rubbish. She was just lying amongst the junk on the street, abandoned. She would have died had we not rescued her and taken her in.”
The 48 year old Fr. Joseph Yue Fusheng was illicitly ordained bishop of Harbin north-east China on July 6th. As a result he has incurred excommunication. He is not recognized as a Bishop and holds no Episcopal authority in the Catholic Church. Moreover, the Bishops who concelebrated his ordination now must explain their actions to the Holy See.
The Olympics haven’t even started, but China has already taken gold from America — by manufacturing the uniforms Team USA will wear during the opening ceremonies.
China’s One Child Policy demands our outrage! We call upon the Obama Administration to take a strong and public position decrying this horrid abuse of human rights. Of course, it is increasingly hard to take the moral high ground when the same Obama Administration continues its own governmental policy of defending the killing of children in the womb, at any time and for any reason, in our own country – calling it a “reproductive right” and seeking to fund it under the Affordable Care Act.
Speaking to the European parliament, the great dissident and hero of freedom accuses Western powers of shortsightedness vis-à-vis the Asian juggernaut. “China’s human rights situation has been rapidly deteriorating” and “Shortsighted policies of the Western democratic countries” are contributing to the trend.
Chinese officials dragged 23-yr-old pregnant mother Feng Jianmei from her home and held her three days for a ransom before killing her seven-month-old baby en utero by lethal injection and delivering her tiny corpse after family failed to come up with the cash. Slate.com’s editor Allison Benedikt warned “If your goal is to protect abortion rights, gulp for a second if you must, then get over it.”
180,000 people commemorated the 23rd anniversary of the crackdown.
Japan suffered more than any nation had a right to bear last year, when a 9.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Japan last March and sent a tsunami crashing into the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. There were fears that Japan would have a difficult time recovering in its place in the global economy. Never fear: Japan will soon overtake Chine in buying off U.S.-held debt.
We are thrilled that Chen Guangcheng has escaped house arrest, but are very concerned for the safety of his family….