Heroism of the Legion’s Chinese members

Heroism of the Legion’s Chinese members The late Cardinal Ignatius Kung Pin-mei of Shanghai, China, in Connecticut in 1999. He lived in the US from 1987 after spending 30 years in Chinese prisons. Photo: CNS.
Chinese newspapers across the country declared the Legion to be an anti-revolutionary, subversive organisation in 1951, writes David Quinn In 1956, Ignatius Kung, the Catholic bishop of Shanghai, was brought before a crowd of thousands in the local dog racing stadium, bound and dressed by his captors in a pajama suit. He had been arrested…
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