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Press Release - September 15, 1995

Contact: Joseph Kung
PO Box 8086, Stamford, CT 06905, U.S.A
Tel: 203-329-9712 Fax: 203-329-8415 E-Mail: jmkung@aol.com

Arrest of a Roman Catholic Bishop in China

Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A. - His Excellency, Bishop HAN Dingxiang, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Yong Nian, Hebei was arrested on August 27, 1995. He is being held in a detention center in Yong Nian.

Bishop Han has been in jail many times in the past. He has a heart condition and was recently hospitalized. At the time of his arrest, he was still on I.V. at home.