Benedictine Graduate Is First Chinese Bishop Ordained after Vatican-China Agreement
Bishop Yao graduated in 1996 from Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota (USA) with a degree in liturgy. The first ordination of a bishop since the signing of the historic Vatican-China provisional agreement on 22 September 2018 in Beijing has taken place in the Diocese of Jining (also known as Ulanqab, Inner Mongolia), China. Father Anthony Yao Shun,