China bishop: Mao over Jesus

“Love for the homeland must be greater than the love for the Church and the law of the country is above Canon law,” declared Msgr. Fang Xingyao – president of the “Patriotic” Catholic Church – to the Political Consultative Conference on Religions held last November 26 in the capital. This follows the “synicization” of President Xi Jinping, and risks subjugating religions to Communist Party domination, even in theology.