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Can Pope Francis And Xi Jinping Normalize Vatican-China Relations?

David Gosset | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion
David Gosset

By reopening the contacts between the Catholic Church and China, Francis and Xi Jinping would not only revive one of the most significant moments of the dialogue between civilizations but they would also contribute to the solidarity and unity of mankind.

What's Behind China's Hard Line Against Catholics?

Posted 09.19.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) When China's state-run Catholic Church ordained a new bishop for the Diocese of Shant...

China Vows To Ordain Bishops Without Vatican's OK

Posted 08.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service (RNS) In a move likely to aggravate tensions with the Vatican, China's state-run Catholic church announced ...