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(AsiaNews) – Mgr Julius Jia Zhiguo, 70, underground Bishop of Zhengding (in the north-eastern province of Hebei ), was released on July 7, the Kung Foundation reported. He had been taken by two men on July 4 to an unknown location. Mgr Jia has been bishop since 1980 and has already spent 20 years in prison. He heads one of the most dynamic dioceses in Hebei , the province with the highest concentration of Catholics: 1.5 million. He is under house arrest most of the time. His arrest on July 4 was the sixth since January 2004. …[Go To Full Story]