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Press Release - August 3, 1994

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

Follow up the arrest of Rev. Vincent QIN previously reported on June 3,1994
Arrest of Rev. LI Zhi-Xin
Arrest of Catholic layman Mr. WANG Dao-Xian

Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A. - All above three persons are being held in labor Education Camp, Twenty-Mile Pu, Xi-Ning, Qinghai.

Rev. Vincent Qin, S.J.-Prisoner Room: #7, 4th Row.

Rev. Li Zhi-Xin-Prison Room: #5, 3rd Row.

Mr. Wang Dao-Xian-Prison Room: #3, 2nd Row.

Rev. Qin and Mr. Wang were arrested together at about 3 o'clock p.m. on April 21, 1994 while Rev. Qin was offering his Holy Mass.

Rev. Li was arrested on March 29, 1994.

In the city of Xi-Ning, Qinghai, Rev. Qin and Rev. Li are the only two priests belonging to the Roman Catholic Church loyal to the Pope. Because of their arrests, there have been no offering of Holy Masses by the loyal Roman Catholic priests in Xi-Ning s ince April 21, 1994.