Friday, October 21, 2016

Communist labour camp survivors pray for China

Two Chinese priests share their experience in terrible conditions
Msgr. Matthew Koo (left) and Father Matthew Chu, SJ, speak at the John Paul II Pastoral Centre about being imprisoned in Chinese labour camps, just for the crime of being Catholic. They spent 27 years in labour camps. Photos submitted to BCC.
"Come out! Come out!" Screams roused Matthew Koo, now Msgr. Matthew Koo, from his bed in Xujiahui Seminary in Shanghai. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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