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Cardinal Zen (AP)

If the Church in China accept state-appointed bishops, it would damage the Church and confuse the faithful

Cardinal John Tong (AP)

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

French president François Hollande greets Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi at the Elysee Palace in Paris (AP)

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Pope Francis calls for a concerted response to Europe's migrant crisis at the Vatican yesterday (AP)

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Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, retired bishop of Hong Kong, holds a picture of Bishop Cosmas Shi Enxiang of Yixian outside a government building in Hong Kong (CNS)

Cardinal Zen urged the Chinese government to stop suppressing the Church

Cardinal Zen leaves the police station (Photo: CNS)

Cardinal Zen joined Occupy Central leaders at police station

Cardinal John Tong Hon walks through St  Peter's Square in March (CNS photo/Dylan Martinez, Reuters)

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Protesters in Hong Kong (Photo: PA). Below, Giovanni Pang with the Pope (Credit: UCA News)

Giovanni Pang, who took a selfie with Francis in South Korea, is one of 100 arrested protesters

About 100 Catholic youths pray for democracy outside Hong Kong's government headquarters building (CNS)

Cardinal John Tong Hon urges authorities to ensure safety of demonstrators

The T-shirt worn by one of the group of Lampedusa survivors who met the Pope (AP)

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