Possible landmark China and Vatican deal “absolutely unacceptable”

A possible landmark deal that would see China and the Vatican come to an agreement on the appointment of bishops would be “absolutely unacceptable”, China’s most senior Catholic cleric has said.

Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun, the retired bishop of Hong Kong, told the Wall Street Journal that if the Vatican agrees to let Beijing appoint bishops, the Catholic Church would become “totally subservient to an atheist government”. Read more

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