Posts Tagged ‘Vatican-China relations’

Chinese hackers impersonate Catholic news outlets for gain

Thursday, November 26th, 2020
Vatican internet security

Chinese hackers are again suspected of exposing Vatican internet security. Cyberscoop reports hackers posed as journalists in order to gain an advantage for China in negotiations with the Holy See. Researchers at the security firm Recorded Future first identified hackers affiliated with a group called Mustang Panda in July. The hacker group was conducting Read more

Cardinal Zen begs for a good bishop for Hong Kong

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

Hong Kong’s Cardinal Joseph Zen is begging Pope Francis for a good bishop to be chosen to lead the Hong Kong Diocese. Zen flew to Rome to deliver his letter so it could be delivered without delay to the pope. His request came while Vatican diplomats are working against the clock to refresh the Vatican’s Read more

Vatican-China foreign ministers meet for first time in 50 years

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Vatican-China diplomatic relations seem to be warming up, with their foreign ministers meeting for the first time in 50 years. Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican’s secretary for Relations with States, and the foreign minister of the People’s Republic of China and counsellor of state, Wang Yi, met in Germany last Friday. They were both attending the Read more

Vatican-China relations – the diplomacy of art

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Vatican-China relations will take a new direction using art as a bridge between the two cultures. The Vatican Museums have partnered with a Chinese cultural institute in hopes of building stronger ties with the country through art. Read more