The Chinese Communist Party has indicated that it will control over the Catholic Church and other religions during its upcoming summit on religion. The summit on religion will be the first one to hold during the three year tenure of XI Jinping.
Even though the article does not provide a direct indication to control an individual religion, it is evident that it referred to church, clergy and dioceses.
The restriction was made on the fact that the Chinese President want to control foreign influences on Chinese institutions. Rather he wants all the religions to be managed by religious organization within China.