Yaqiu Wang is a China researcher at Human Rights Watch.

Chinese Bishop Joseph Li Shan baptizes a woman during a Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, a government-sanctioned Catholic church in Beijing, on Sept. 22. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Faith Short Take
Yaqiu WangOctober 05, 2018
The provisional agreement between the Vatican and Beijing gives no assurance the government will curb its recent crackdown on religious practice, which includes unprecedented control over Muslims and Buddhists.