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NPC Standing Committee vice-chairman Fu Tieshan dies

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Mirror headline announcing the vice-chairman's death.
Fu Tieshan, the bishop of the Beijing diocese of China's Catholic Church, died on Friday evening. Xinhua's one sentence bulletin, released early this morning, lists a number of different titles that Fu held. In order:
  • Patriotic religious leader
  • Noted social activist
  • Close friend of the Chinese Communist Party
  • Vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress
  • Vice-director of the China Association for International Exchange
  • Chairman of the Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association
  • Acting chairman of the Bishops' Conference of the Catholic Church in China
  • Bishop of the Beijing diocese
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Widely feared and disliked in the Beijing diocese by clergy and laity alike. He won't be missed.

De mortuis nihil nisi bonum

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