Mindong (AsiaNews) - "I am a man and not a monkey": thus Msgr. Vincenzo Guo Xijin justifies his decision not to participate in the dedication ceremony of the new cathedral in Mindong, after the government prohibited him today from presiding over a mass for the religious professions of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. In recent weeks, Msgr. Vincenzo Guo Xijin, withdrew his request for recognition in order not to submit to the bodies that support the "independence" of the Church, namely the Patriotic Association and the United Front. Here is the message he sent to his priests to explain his decision (translation by AsiaNews).
My dear priests:
Peace - Christ
Peace in Christ!
With a sorrowful heart I want to give you some unpleasant news: a month ago, Bishop Zhan told me: "For scheduling reasons, I cannot celebrate the profession of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart, I ask you to celebrate it for me and explain the situation to the sisters. Yesterday,...