Vatican-China rapprochement?

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A new Roman Catholic bishop of Guangzhou, China, was installed today with the joint approval of the Vatican and the Chinese government. Coming days after the installation of a bishop in Hubei province, also with the agreement of Beijing and Rome, the event may signal improved relations between the government-approved Chinese Catholic church and an […]

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    I’ve just posted an article on my blog, where I analyse a report in AsiaNews and raise questions about whether the Vatican’s China policy is too concilatory. I am also concerned that this concilatory approach will gradually deteriorate into a policy of appeasement, which ultimately undermines the effort of those who are defending their rights to religion in China.

    The title of the article is: Is the Pope Informed About Religious Persecution in China?

    Here is the link: