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China comes out ahead in Vatican deal, analysts say

| Sep 23, 2018

China comes out ahead in Vatican deal, analysts say

A landmark deal agreed upon between China and the Vatican is a win for Beijing, giving official recognition to bishops appointed by the government despite a crackdown on religion, and potentially softening the ground for full diplomatic relations after 67 years of estrangement, analysts ...

Vatican and China make breakthrough deal on bishop appointments

Sep 23, 2018

Vatican and China make breakthrough deal on bishop appointments

The Vatican and China said Saturday they had signed a "provisional agreement" over the appointment of bishops, a breakthrough on an issue that stymied diplomatic relations for decades and aggravated a split among Chinese Catholics. The deal resolved one of the major sticking points in ...

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