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Porcelain figures depicting the Cultural Revolution on a stall in Beijing (AP)

How beating a class enemy became a favourite pastime in the China of Chairman Mao

Pope Francis: 'It is unacceptable that so many innocent people … must pay the price for this conflict' (AP)

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Cardinal John Tong (AP)

Cardinal John Tong said the Church ‘cannot and should not’ intervene in political struggles in China

Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako: 'Submitting to frustration and despair is forbidden' (AP)

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A construction crane rises next to a 36.6-meter (120-foot) tall gold-colored statue of former Chinese leader Mao Zedong in Tongxu County in central China's Henan province. (Chinatopix via AP)

‘The Cultural Revolution: A People’s History’ exposes the appalling reality under the dictator’s regime

A Missionary of Charity reads a prayer in preparation for Mother Teresa's canonisation, beside her tomb in Calcutta (AP)

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Pilgrims attend the Opening Mass at World Youth Day in Kraków
(Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

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Chinese faithful in a church in Shenyang in the northeast of the country (AP)

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Auxiliary Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin following his 2012 episcopal ordination (CNS photo/courtesy of UCAnews)

Fr Lombardi says Pope Francis remembers Chinese Catholics every day in prayer

Bishop Thaddeus Ma Daqin after his episcopal ordination at St Ignatius Cathedral in Shanghai in 2012 (CNS)

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