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Amid Sinicization of religion drive, Vatican seeks to reassure Beijing, seeks a Xi meeting

March 19, 2019 11:43 pm0 comments
Amid Sinicization of religion drive, Vatican seeks to reassure Beijing, seeks a Xi meeting

(TibetanReview.net, Mar19’19) – As Christians in China fear for their faith and their right to practice it as it is meant to be, given the current highly intrusive Sinicization drive, the Vatican has sought to reassure Beijing that it should not fear “distrust or hostility” from the Roman Catholic Church. […]

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Vatican gets two of its China bishops to give way to gov’t-approved priests

January 8, 2019 4:26 am0 comments
Vatican gets two of its China bishops to give way to gov’t-approved priests

(TibetanReview.net, Jan07’19) – The Vatican has ordered two bishops previously appointed by it to step aside in favour of Beijing-appointed priests who it had previously excommunicated. The underground bishops Vincent Guo Xijin of Mindong (Ningde) and Peter Zhuang Jianjian of Shantou have given way to the government approved Chinese Patriotic […]

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Pope to get no allegiance from China Bishops he presumes say on appointment

October 1, 2018 4:55 am0 comments
Pope to get no allegiance from China Bishops he presumes say on appointment

(TibetanReview.net, Sep30, 2018) – The Pope may have won a say in the appointment of Bishops in China following the signing of a historic “provisional agreement” in Beijing on Sep 22; however, the church there has made it clear that it will owe its allegiance to the atheist government while […]

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Pope Francis admits his Beijing deal will cause suffering for ‘underground’ Churches, but calls unification most important

September 27, 2018 11:45 pm0 comments
Pope Francis admits his Beijing deal will cause suffering for ‘underground’ Churches, but calls unification most important

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2018) – In his first public remark on the provisional agreement the Vatican had signed with China on Sep 22 in Beijing, Pope Francis has acknowledged Sep 25 that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But while taking full […]

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Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

September 22, 2018 4:58 am0 comments
Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

(TibetanReview.net, Sep21, 2018) – A deal between China and the Vatican over the issue of appointment of bishops is all but imminent, according to China’s official globaltimes.cn Sep 19. If it materializes, the pact will mean substantial progress in China-Vatican relations, the report said. Such a deal is seen as […]

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Vatican pushing aside its China bishops to improve ties with Beijing

January 26, 2018 11:56 pm0 comments
Vatican pushing aside its China bishops to improve ties with Beijing

(TibetanReview.net, Jan26, 2018) – The Vatican is said to have asked a Chinese bishop recognized by it to step down in favour of someone whom it had excommunicated but is approved by the Chinese Communist Party, reported the Cantonese Service of Radio Free Asia (Washington) Jan 24. The Catholic Church […]

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