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China To Pope Francis: Don't ‘Interfere' With Our Country's Religion

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) China has reacted cautiously to a bid by Pope Francis to open new dialogue with Beijing, with some officials quick to warn the Vati...

China's New President and the Vatican's New Pope

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 06.03.2013 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

In both cases, Western reporters spoke of complex bureaucratic organizations that had been rocked by scandals, that many outsiders viewed as plagued by corruption, and that had traditionally been loathe to admit that they had made mistakes.