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Special Report: The bishop who stood up to China

Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin gives the holy communion to a woman at Sheshan Cathedral, Shanghai in this April 30, 2012 picture provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. REUTERS/ucanews.com

Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin gives the holy communion to a woman at Sheshan Cathedral, Shanghai in this April 30, 2012 picture provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. REUTERS/ucanews.com

Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin gives the holy communion to a woman at Sheshan Cathedral, Shanghai in this April 30, 2012 picture provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. REUTERS/ucanews.com
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A man kisses Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin's hand at a church in Xujiahui, Shanghai in this picture taken July 7, 2012 and provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. REUTERS/ucanews.com

A man kisses Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin's hand at a church in Xujiahui, Shanghai in this picture taken July 7, 2012 and provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. REUTERS/ucanews.com

A man kisses Rev. Thaddeus Ma Daqin's hand at a church in Xujiahui, Shanghai in this picture taken July 7, 2012 and provided to Reuters by ucanews.com on October 11, 2013. REUTERS/ucanews.com
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A believer prays during a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin in this November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A believer prays during a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin in this November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A believer prays during a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin in this November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Believers take part in a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Believers take part in a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Believers take part in a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Believers stand in a line to receive a communion during a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Believers stand in a line to receive a communion during a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Believers stand in a line to receive a communion during a weekend mass at an underground Catholic church in Tianjin November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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A view of Sheshan Cathedral and seminary in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of Sheshan Cathedral and seminary in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of Sheshan Cathedral and seminary in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A crucifix is seen on the wall of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing August 8, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

A crucifix is seen on the wall of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing August 8, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

A crucifix is seen on the wall of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing August 8, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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Altar boys carry an effigy of baby Jesus as they arrive for a Christmas eve mass at a Catholic church near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Altar boys carry an effigy of baby Jesus as they arrive for a Christmas eve mass at a Catholic church near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Altar boys carry an effigy of baby Jesus as they arrive for a Christmas eve mass at a Catholic church near the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi province in this December 24, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee
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Priest Peter Liu Yongbin (R) gestures as he speaks to children at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing August 8, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Priest Peter Liu Yongbin (R) gestures as he speaks to children at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing August 8, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic

Priest Peter Liu Yongbin (R) gestures as he speaks to children at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing August 8, 2013. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
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A view of Sheshan Cathedral and seminary in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of Sheshan Cathedral and seminary in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of Sheshan Cathedral and seminary in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A woman prays at Sheshan Cathedral in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman prays at Sheshan Cathedral in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman prays at Sheshan Cathedral in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People walk outside Sheshan Cathedral in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

People walk outside Sheshan Cathedral in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song

People walk outside Sheshan Cathedral in the outskirts of Shanghai October 28, 2013. REUTERS/Aly Song
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