A Penitent Blogger

Mindful of my imperfections, seeking to know Truth more deeply and to live Love more fully.

Quid sum miser tunc dicturus? Quem patronum rogaturus? Cum vix iustus sit securus?
Recordare, Iesu pie, Quod sum causa tuae viae: Ne me perdas illa die...

Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Wolves attack good shepherds

Zenit reports that Chinese authorities on August 6 arrested eight priests and two seminarians of the underground Catholic Church loyal to the Holy Father. Nine of those arrested belong to the Diocese of Baoding, whose Bishop had been arrested by the government in 1997 and who has not been seen publicly since last November, while hospitalized in a Baoding hospital. The Auxiliary Bishop vanished after his arrest by the government in 1996.