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Hong Kong’s Draconian National Security Law Won’t Affect Seal of Confession, Diocese Says

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Catholic pilgrims from Hong Kong came to see the Pope at the welcome ceremony in Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sept. 2, 2023.

U.S. lawmakers have expressed fears that the new law would further erode fundamental freedoms in Hong Kong and be used to bring it further under the orbit of Beijing.