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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian gestures as he speaks during a daily briefing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing on Feb. 24, 2020.
Politics & SocietyNews
AP-AS-REL-China-Vatican, 1st Ld-Writethru
Beijing and the Vatican are once again tangling over the prickly issue of appointing Chinese bishops.
statue of our lady of sheshan atop a minor basilica, the sun is behind the statue
Politics & SocietyNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
In an unusual move, the Vatican issued a public statement of regret, essentially accusing the Chinese government of violating its agreement with the Vatican.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Pope Francis called for overcoming polarization in the life of the Catholic Church in an exclusive interview with America magazine.
Jayd Henricks
Social justice issues, including climate change, consume not only the majority of our public relations, but also our staffing resources at the U.S.C.C.B.
A rainbow flag hangs off of a Gothic church
Catholic News Service
The bishops adopted the more liberal guidelines for the approximately 800,000 employees of the Catholic Church and the Caritas social services organization.
Kevin Clarke
The election Archbishop Timothy Broglio to lead the conference suggested to Bishop Stowe that “we’re definitely not going to be going in the direction of Pope Francis any more than we have, and that’s unfortunate.”