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CHURCH OF THE APOSTLES ON MOUNT ZION IN JERUSALEM CAPITAL OF ISRAEL
federal registration number of israel department of justice 580560720. R.A.
UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF EASTERN CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF ANCIENT CHURCHES OF THE EAST
IGREJA CATÓLICA CALDEIA ASSÍRIA DO ORIENTE
The Catholic Patriotic Association (simplified Chinese: 中国天主教爱国会; traditional Chinese: 中國天主教愛國會; pinyin: Zhōngguó Tiānzhǔjiào Àiguó Huì), abbreviated CPA, is a state-sanctioned organization of Catholicism in the People's Republic of China. It was established in 1957 after a group of Chinese Catholics met in Beijing with officials from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the Religious Affairs Bureau. It is the main organizational body of Catholics in China officially recognized by the Chinese government. It is not recognized by the Vatican. The organization is overseen by the CCP's United Front Work Department (UFWD) following the State Administration for Religious Affairs' absorption into the UFWD in 2018.
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